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emaciation

emaciation Extreme thinness and wasting, caused by disease or undernutrition. See also cachexia; protein‐energy malnutrition.

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emaciation

emaciation (i-may-si-ay-shŏn) n. wasting of the body, caused by such conditions as malnutrition or cancer.

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