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  • consumption
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How to use phthisis in a sentence

Of the 141 cases under notice, I only know of three who have died, and all of then of phthisis pulmonalis.
A STATISTICAL INQUIRY INTO THE NATURE AND TREATMENT OF EPILEPSYALEXANDER HUGHES BENNETT
It is, perhaps, most clearly seen in such physical diseases as phthisis, to which one-seventh of all the pauperism is due.
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
They seem to have been quite expert in their knowledge of phthisis.
OLD-TIME MAKERS OF MEDICINEJAMES J. WALSH
Irritation of the lungs; probably, indeed most certainly, incipient phthisis.
VEGETABLE DIET: AS SANCTIONED BY MEDICAL MEN, AND BY EXPERIENCE IN ALL AGESWILLIAM ANDRUS ALCOTT
I have elsewhere stated that, twenty-three years ago, I had incipient phthisis.
VEGETABLE DIET: AS SANCTIONED BY MEDICAL MEN, AND BY EXPERIENCE IN ALL AGESWILLIAM ANDRUS ALCOTT
Phthisis, thī′sis, n. consumption or wasting away of the lungs.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
In the last stage of a phthisis pulmonalis became dropsical.
AN ACCOUNT OF THE FOXGLOVE AND SOME OF ITS MEDICAL USESWILLIAM WITHERING
In the last stage of a phthisis pulmonalis, suffered much from dyspnœa, and anasarca.
AN ACCOUNT OF THE FOXGLOVE AND SOME OF ITS MEDICAL USESWILLIAM WITHERING
In the last stage of a phthisis pulmonalis, was attacked with a most urgent and painful difficulty of breathing.
AN ACCOUNT OF THE FOXGLOVE AND SOME OF ITS MEDICAL USESWILLIAM WITHERING
A criterion of true phthisis has been sought for in the state of the teeth; but the exceptions to that rule are numerous.
AN ACCOUNT OF THE FOXGLOVE AND SOME OF ITS MEDICAL USESWILLIAM WITHERING
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WORDS RELATED TO PHTHISIS

  • consumption
  • phthisis
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