Glossary of Medical Terms

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Progressive emaciation of the body, accompained with hectic fever, with no well-marked logical symptoms. Tabes dorsalis [NL, tabes of the back], locomotor ataxia; sometimes called simply tabes. Tabes mesenterica [NL, mesenteric tabes], a wasting malady of childhood characterised by chronic inflammation of the lymphatic glands of the mesentery, attended with caseous degeneration. Origin: L, a wasting disease. Source: Websters Vocabulary
gastric narrowing   gastric neurasthenia   gastric outlet obstruction   gastric pit   gastric plexuses of autonomic system   gastric polyps   gastricsin   gastric smear   (1)
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