muscle wasting

(MUH-sul WAY-sting)

A weakening, shrinking, and loss of muscle caused by disease or lack of use. Muscle wasting decreases strength and the ability to move.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "muscle wasting"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "atrofia muscular"

Debilitamiento, encogimiento y pérdida de músculo cuya causa es una enfermedad o la falta de uso. La atrofia muscular disminuye la fuerza y la capacidad de moverse.