phthisical

[ tiz-i-kuh l, thiz- ]SEE DEFINITION OF phthisical

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Moreover, the sexual appetite is very pronounced in phthisical patients.

It is a manufactory at once of the phthisical, the insane, and the criminal.

This latter is particularly inimical to phthisical sufferers.

This is demonstrated by study of the degeneracy stigmata of phthisical families.

He had been under the care of my predecessor, and had been entered as a phthisical patient.

As a part of the phthisical process in diabetes, cavities of various sizes are found and gangrene of the lungs has been observed.

In phthisical cases the sensation is rather that of rawness of the oesophagus and stomach.

It is probable that the lowered vitality of phthisical patients increases somewhat their liability to gastric ulcer.

Wherever scrofulous and phthisical diseases are known, there also are found cases of tabes mesenterica.

I have also used this drug in troublesome cough with dyspnœa of phthisical patients with good result.

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