Cachectical
Cachectic Ca*chec"tic, Cachectical Ca*chec"tic*al, a. [L. cachecticus, Gr. ?????????: cf. F. cachectique.] Having, or pertaining to, cachexia; as, cachectic remedies; cachectical blood. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • cachectical — cachecˈtic or cachecˈtical adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑cachexy …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cachectic — Ca*chec tic, Cachectical Ca*chec tic*al, a. [L. cachecticus, Gr. ?????????: cf. F. cachectique.] Having, or pertaining to, cachexia; as, cachectic remedies; cachectical blood. Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cachexia — cachectic /keuh kek tik/, cachectical, cachexic, adj. /keuh kek see euh/, n. Pathol. general ill health with emaciation, usually occurring in association with cancer or a chronic infectious disease. Also, cachexy /keuh kek see/. [1535 45; < LL <… …   Universalium

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