Hectic

Hec'tic adjective [ French hectique , Greek ... habitual, consumptive, from ... habit, a habit of body or mind, from ... to have; akin to Sanskrit sah to overpower, endure; confer Anglo-Saxon sige , sigor , victory, German sieg , Goth. sigis . Confer Schem...
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Hectic

Hec'tic noun 1. (Medicine) Hectic fever. 2. A hectic flush. « It is no living hue, but a strange hectic Byron.
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hectic

1. Habitual; constitutional; pertaining especially to slow waste of animal tissue, as in consumption; as, a hectic type in disease; a hectic flush. ... 2. In a hectic condition; having hectic fever; consumptive; as, a hectic patient. ... <medicine> Hectic fever, a fever of irritation and debility, occurring usually at a advanced stage of exha...
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Hectic

• (n.) A hectic flush. • (n.) Hectic fever. • (a.) In a hectic condition; having hectic fever; consumptive; as, a hectic patient. • (a.) Habitual; constitutional; pertaining especially to slow waste of animal tissue, as in consumption; as, a hectic type in disease; a hectic flush.
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hectic

Type: Term Pronunciation: hek′tik Definitions: 1. Denoting a daily afternoon rise of temperature, accompanied by a flush on the cheeks, occurring in active tuberculosis and other infections; use of the term is based on the appearance of the temperature chart.
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