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cachectic

adjective ca·chec·tic \kə-ˈkek-tik, ka-\

Definition of CACHECTIC

:  affected by cachexia

Origin of CACHECTIC

French cachectique, from Latin cachecticus, from Greek kachektikos, from kak- + echein
First Known Use: 1634

Rhymes with CACHECTIC

cachectic

adjective ca·chec·tic \kə-ˈkek-tik, ka-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CACHECTIC

:  relating to or affected by cachexia

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