tabescent


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tabescent

 [tah-bes´ent]
wasting away; see wasting.
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ta·bes·cent

(ta-bes'ĕnt),
Characteristic of tabes.
[L. tabesco, to waste away, fr. tabes, a wasting away]
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tabescent

(tə-bĕs′ənt)
adj.
Progressively wasting away.

ta·bes′cence n.
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ta·bes·cent

(tă-bes'ĕnt)
Characteristic of tabes.
[L. tabesco, to waste away, fr. tabes, a wasting away]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012