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synonyms for phthisical

  • consumptive
  • phthisic
  • tuberculate
  • tuberculous
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How to use phthisical in a sentence

Hippocrates pointed out as one of the symptoms of consumption the spes phthisical or consumptive hope.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
Now this phthisical type is very common with us indeed, and it appears to be an innate variation to which our race is liable.
DARWINISM AND RACE PROGRESSJOHN BERRY HAYCRAFT
The type of sanatorium to be recommended for phthisical patients is still much debated.
SOUTH AFRICA AND THE TRANSVAAL WAR, VOL. 8 (OF 8)VARIOUS
The indifference of phthisical patients toward the maintenance of sanitary conditions is proverbial.
THE PROPAGANDA FOR REFORM IN PROPRIETARY MEDICINES, VOL. 1 OF 2VARIOUS
He was fond of telling how his phthisical tendencies gained him the appointment.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 6, SLICE 4VARIOUS
It is a manufactory at once of the phthisical, the insane, and the criminal.
THE CRIMINALHAVELOCK ELLIS
This latter is particularly inimical to phthisical sufferers.
COOLEY'S PRACTICAL RECEIPTS, VOLUME IIARNOLD COOLEY
Death from cold and exposure stared him in the face; he remembered he was of phthisical tendency, and began coughing tentatively.
STORIES BY ENGLISH AUTHORS: FRANCEVARIOUS
I have also used this drug in troublesome cough with dyspnœa of phthisical patients with good result.
NEW, OLD, AND FORGOTTEN REMEDIES: PAPERS BY MANY WRITERSVARIOUS
As a part of the phthisical process in diabetes, cavities of various sizes are found and gangrene of the lungs has been observed.
A SYSTEM OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE BY AMERICAN AUTHORS, VOL. IIVARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PHTHISICAL

  • consumptive
  • phthisic
  • phthisical
  • tuberculate
  • tuberculous
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