athreptic


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athreptic

An obsolete adjective referring to athrepsia, see there; malnourished; marantic.
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athrepsia

, athrepsy (a-threp'se-a) (-se) [ ¹an- + Gr. threpsis, nourishment] Marasmus.athreptic (-threp'tik), adjective
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