Phthisical



[tiz-i-kuh l, thiz-] /ˈtɪz ɪ kəl, ˈθɪz-/

adjective
1.
pertaining to, of the nature of, or affected by phthisis.

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    [thahy-sis, tahy-] /ˈθaɪ sɪs, ˈtaɪ-/ noun, Pathology. 1. a wasting away. 2. pulmonary tuberculosis; consumption. /ˈθaɪsɪs; ˈfθaɪ-; ˈtaɪ-/ noun 1. any disease that causes wasting of the body, esp pulmonary tuberculosis n. 1520s, from Late Latin phthisis “consumption,” from Greek phthisis “wasting, consumption; perishing, decay; waxing,” from phthiein “to decay, waste away,” from PIE root […]



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