Definitions for cachexy
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cachexia, cachexy, wasting(noun)
any general reduction in vitality and strength of body and mind resulting from a debilitating chronic disease
a condition of ill health and impairment of nutrition due to impoverishment of the blood, esp. when caused by a specific morbid process (as cancer or tubercle)
Origin: [L. cachexia, Gr. kachexi`a; kako`s bad + "e`xis condition.]
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