marantic


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ma·ras·mic

(mă-raz'mik),
Relating to or suffering from marasmus.
Synonym(s): marantic

marantic

adjective Referring to protein-energy malnutrition, as in marantic endocarditis (now better known as non-bacterial thrombotic endocarditis).

ma·ras·mic

(mă-raz'mik)
Relating to or suffering from marasmus.
Synonym(s): marantic.

marantic

(mă-ran′tik) [Gr. marantikos]
Pert. to marasmus; marasmic.
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A specific feature of the case is the association of neoplasia in immediate history (which also raised a high level of suspicion of marantic endocarditis, disproved by the therapeutical success of antibioticotherapy), and also the absence of clinical and echocardiographic elements of heart failure.
Nonbacterial Thrombotic Endocarditis or marantic endocarditis is a rare cause.
81) Abt observed that at Sarah Morris, "babies are brought in to us marantic, with cold extremities, on the very edge of the hereafter, and we give them a few teaspoonfuls of breast milk, and keep on giving it, and the babies revive.