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noun con·sump·tion \kən-ˈsəm(p)-shən\

Medical Definition of CONSUMPTION

:  a progressive wasting away of the body especially from pulmonary tuberculosis
July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
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