cachectic


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ca·chec·tic

(kă-kek'tik),
Relating to or suffering from cachexia.

cachectic

/ca·chec·tic/ (kah-kek´tik) pertaining to or characterized by cachexia.

cachectic

(kə-kĕk′tĭk)
adj.
Affected by or relating to cachexia.

cachectic

[kəkek′tik]
Etymology: Gk, kakos, bad, hexis, state
pertaining to a state of generally poor health, malnutrition, and weight loss.

ca·chec·tic

(kă-kek'tik)
Relating to or suffering from cachexia.
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The analysis showed in the ASCO paper, Anamorelin in cachectic patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and low BMI ( Syndigate.
At the time of autopsy, the decedent was noted to be cachectic with an estimated body weight of less than ninety pounds.
Many studies reported that plasma ghrelin levels were elevated in cachectic patients because of different underlying disorders.
But as none of the participant was abnormally obese or cachectic, chances of getting the parameters significantly altered are minimal.
Physical examination revealed a cachectic woman, who was pale and had a massively protuberant abdomen.
We report a case of SPN arising in an otherwise healthy 17-year-old cachectic adolescent girl with physical features consistent with Marfan syndrome.
She looked weak and cachectic and had abdominal distension and increased pigmentation on the skin.
9 TNF-a, even though proposed as an important mediator of the cachectic process, is unlikely to solely explain the complex mechanism of cardiac cachexia.
Inhibitory effects of isoflavones on tumor growth and cachexia in newly established cachectic mouse models carrying human stomach cancers.
Physical examination revealed a cachectic man with alopecia, generalized skin hyperpigmentation involving the palms and onychodystrophy of fingernails (Fig 1-4).
A cross-sectional study of 72 patients selected on the basis of general cachectic appearance found 44 to have low serum albumin.