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emaciation

 [e-ma″se-a´shun]
a wasted condition of the body; see wasting.

e·ma·ci·a·tion

(ē-mā'sē-ā'shŭn),
Becoming abnormally thin from extreme loss of flesh.
Synonym(s): wasting (1)
[L. e-macio, pp. -atus, to make thin]

emaciation

/ema·ci·a·tion/ (e-ma″she-a´shun) a wasted condition of the body.

emaciation

[imā′shi·ā′shən]
Etymology: L, emaciare, to make lean
1 excessive leanness caused by disease or lack of nutrition. emaciated, [imā′shē·ā′tid] adj.
2 characterized by an extreme loss of subcutaneous fat that results in an abnormally lean body, such as with starvation.

e·ma·ci·a·tion

(ĕ-mā'shē-ā'shŭn)
Abnormal thinness resulting from extreme loss of flesh.
Synonym(s): wasting (1) .
[L. e-macio, pp. -atus, to make thin]

emaciation

The state of extreme thinness from absence of body fat and muscle wasting usually resulting from malnutrition, widespread cancer or other debilitating disease.

e·ma·ci·a·tion

(ĕ-mā'shē-ā'shŭn)
Becoming abnormally thin due to extreme loss of flesh.
Synonym(s): wasting (1) .
[L. e-macio, pp. -atus, to make thin]

emaciation

(imā´shēā´shən),
n an excessive leanness caused by disease or lack of nutrition.
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emaciation

excessive leanness; a wasted condition of the body; generally taken to mean that the body weight is less than 50% of the normal expected for a comparable normal animal.