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1

decline

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intransitive verb de·cline \di-ˈklīn\

Medical Definition of decline

declined; declining

  1. :  to tend toward an impaired state or a weaker condition




2

decline

noun de·cline

Medical Definition of decline

  1. 1:  the process of declining; especially :  a gradual physical or mental sinking and wasting away

  2. 2:  the period during which the end of life is approaching

  3. 3:  a wasting disease; especially :  pulmonary tuberculosis





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