other words for marasmus
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It is claimed that heated milk causes such diseases as rickets, scurvy and marasmus in children.
One day passed without a call—six days died of marasmus, and never the first patient crossed the threshold of my office.
The proof that the absence of secretin is characteristic of diabetes or of marasmus is not yet available.
The defence commonly set up is that the child died either of marasmus or of tuberculosis.
The rapidity with which emaciation, hydrops, and marasmus occur in severe cases is thus easily accounted for.
The nation, as it were, sickened in a marasmus of intellectual inbreeding.
If the patient lives long enough, he gets wretchedly thin, and dies from marasmus.
There are no special constitutional symptoms, the fatal cases usually dying of marasmus.
The physician says the case presents a classical picture of atrophy, or marasmus.
As the disease progresses the patient loses flesh and strength, and usually dies in a condition of marasmus.