Definitions for tabesˈteɪ biz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ta•besˈteɪ biz(n.)

  1. a gradually progressive emaciation.

    Category: Pathology

  2. Category: Pathology

    Ref: tabes dorsalis.

Origin of tabes:

1645–55; < L tābēs wasting, decay, akin to tābēre to waste away

tab•idˈtæb ɪd(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tabes(noun)

    wasting of the body during a chronic disease

Wiktionary

  1. tabes(Noun)

    A kind of slow bodily wasting or emaciating disease, often accompanying a chronic disease.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tabes(noun)

    progressive emaciation of the body, accompained with hectic fever, with no well-marked logical symptoms

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