Definitions for tabesˈteɪ biz
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a gradually progressive emaciation.
Ref: tabes dorsalis.
Origin of tabes:
1645–55; < L tābēs wasting, decay, akin to tābēre to waste away
wasting of the body during a chronic disease
A kind of slow bodily wasting or emaciating disease, often accompanying a chronic disease.
progressive emaciation of the body, accompained with hectic fever, with no well-marked logical symptoms
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