Cachexy

• (n.) 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).
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Cachexy

also cachexia, a wasting syndrome
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cachexy

cachexia, cachexy 1. A state of ill health, malnutrition, and wastng. It may occur in many chronic diseases, certain malignancies, and advanced pulmonary tuberculosis. 2. A general weight loss and wasting occurring in the course of a chronic disease or emotional disturbance. 3. A chronic catabolic state, associated with certain infections and malig...
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