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tabes

noun ta·bes \ˈtā-(ˌ)bēz\
plural tabes

Definition of TABES

:  wasting accompanying a chronic disease
ta·bet·ic \tə-ˈbe-tik\ adjective or noun

Origin of TABES

Latin, wasting disease, decay, from tabēre to decay — more at thaw
First Known Use: 1651

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tabes

noun ta·bes \ˈtā-(ˌ)bēz\
plural tabes

Medical Definition of TABES

1
:  wasting accompanying a chronic disease

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