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  Words related to wasting

Related / Similar Words: atrophy, wasting away, cachexia, cachexy

 

Definition:
  • a decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse;
  • any general reduction in vitality and strength of body and mind resulting from a debilitating chronic disease;

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    Hyponyms: amyotrophia, amyotrophy, tabes, kraurosis

     

    Derivational Morphology: atrophy, waste, emaciate, macerate

     

     
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