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  1. cachexia, cachexy, wasting(noun)

    any general reduction in vitality and strength of body and mind resulting from a debilitating chronic disease

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  1. cachexy(Noun)


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  1. Cachexy(noun)

    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)

  2. Origin: [L. cachexia, Gr. kachexi`a; kako`s bad + "e`xis condition.]


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