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 animal became progressively more debilitated and cachectic until he disappeared from the study site in April 1999.
Until his episode of hemoptysis, the man had been doing well, although he was quite cachectic and frail.
K has lost 20 pounds over the past 6 weeks and is very cachectic.
Elderly, Cachectic, and Debilitated Patients Respiratory depression is more likely to occur in elderly, cachectic, or debilitated patients as they may have altered pharmacokinetics due to poor fat stores, muscle wasting, or altered clearance compared to younger, healthier patients.
Closely monitor elderly, cachectic, and debilitated patients, and patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease because of increased risk of life-threatening respiratory depression.
On examination, he was cachectic with coarse rhonchi diffusely over the lungs.
He remained an inpatient for the next six months during which time he had recurrent bowel perforations, a non-healing abdominal wound and became cachectic despite enteral and parenteral nutrition.