emaciated


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emaciated

(ē-mā′shē-āt-ĕd) [L. emaciare, to make thin, waste away]
Excessively thin; having a body mass index below 16 kg/m2.
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An emaciated American bulldog, found locked in a dirty cupboard under stairs.
A post mortem examination found she was emaciated and her stomach had a number of items of non-food material, suggesting she had been scavenging for food.
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A YOUNG dog so emaciated his bones were visible has been found collapsed in an alleyway.
THE emaciated body of a dead dog has been found inside a plastic bag.
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Birmingham Crown Court was told that Khyra Ishaq's emaciated body was found by ambulance crews in the Handsworth area of the city after she succumbed to an infection following weeks of starvation.
CCTV was released last night by the RSPCA of two young women tying up and abandoning a severely emaciated dog outside a pub in freezing conditions.
An RSPCA inspector went to their home in Northfield and discovered the animal in a collapsed state and emaciated.