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wasting disease


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  • n. Generic description of a medical condition that causes pronounced loss of body mass.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body


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  • In Morocco “Ta’am” is the vulgar name for a mixture of dead men’s bones, eyes, hair and similar ingredients made by old wives and supposed to cause a wasting disease for which the pharmacopoeia has no cure.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Pasty as he was, his skin had a bit of pigment to it, and some awful wasting disease had eaten away his nose and eyelids.


  • Later you can get Searles Cosgrove to confirm it: Leonard has a wasting disease that has affected his ability to digest food.

    Beacon Street Mourning

  • Abroad, death continued to cut down the Valois: Charles IX died of a wasting disease some said of anguished remorse for the St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre and was succeeded by Henri III.

    Mary Queen Of Scotland And The Isles


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