cachexia cachexia

Definition(s):

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

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Usage(s):

  1. Thus far the brave scientist has discovered in her body none of the lumps, malaise, sores, cachexia that harbinger the world's most frightful blight.
  2. Of cancer of the lungs the constant symptoms seem to be: pain, dyspnea, cough, weakness, loss of weight, cachexia, fever, anorexia.

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