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synonyms for marasmus

  • anorexia
  • atrophy
  • attenuation
  • boniness
  • consumption
  • malnutrition
  • skinniness
  • starvation
  • tabes
  • thinness
  • undernourishment
  • wasting
  • withering
  • haggardness
  • wasting away
See also synonyms for: marasmuses
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How to use marasmus in a sentence

There are no special constitutional symptoms, the fatal cases usually dying of marasmus.
ESSENTIALS OF DISEASES OF THE SKINHENRY WEIGHTMAN STELWAGON
"Marasmus," a physician had once murmured, wondering that so well dressed a child should appear so ill nourished.
GHETTO TRAGEDIESISRAEL ZANGWILL
The proof that the absence of secretin is characteristic of diabetes or of marasmus is not yet available.
THE PROPAGANDA FOR REFORM IN PROPRIETARY MEDICINES, VOL. 1 OF 2VARIOUS
Marantic thrombi are those whose origin is attributable to that enfeebled condition of the body known as marasmus.
A SYSTEM OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE BY AMERICAN AUTHORS, VOL. IVARIOUS
The nation, as it were, sickened in a marasmus of intellectual inbreeding.
THE POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY, OCTOBER, 1900VARIOUS
If the patient lives long enough, he gets wretchedly thin, and dies from marasmus.
POISONS: THEIR EFFECTS AND DETECTIONALEXANDER WYNTER BLYTH
The same thing occurs more slowly in the condition commonly known as marasmus.
THE MOTHER AND HER CHILDWILLIAM S. SADLER
It is usually much sunken in inflammation of the brain or in severe exhausting diarrhea or marasmus.
THE MOTHER AND HER CHILDWILLIAM S. SADLER
It is claimed that heated milk causes such diseases as rickets, scurvy and marasmus in children.
OUTLINES OF DAIRY BACTERIOLOGYH. L. RUSSELL
The physician says the case presents a classical picture of atrophy, or marasmus.
WHY WE PUNCTUATEWILLIAM LIVINGSTON KLEIN
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WORDS RELATED TO MARASMUS

  • anorexia
  • atrophy
  • attenuation
  • boniness
  • consumption
  • haggardness
  • malnutrition
  • marasmus
  • skinniness
  • starvation
  • tabes
  • thinness
  • undernourishment
  • wasting
  • wasting away
  • withering
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