Contabescent
Contabescent Con`ta*bes"cent, a. [L. contabescenc, p. pr. of contabescere.] Wasting away gradually. --Darwin. -- {Con*ta*bes"cence}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • contabescent — contabescent, ente (kon ta bè ssan, ssan t ) adj. Terme de médecine. Qui est atteint de consomption, de marasme. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Voy. contabescence …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • contabescent — con|ta|bes|cent Mot Agut Adjectiu invariable …   Diccionari Català-Català

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  • Contabescence — Contabescent Con ta*bes cent, a. [L. contabescenc, p. pr. of contabescere.] Wasting away gradually. Darwin. {Con*ta*bes cence}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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