cachectic

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

Definition of cachectic

  1. :  affected by cachexia

Origin and Etymology of cachectic

French cachectique, from Latin cachecticus, from Greek kachektikos, from kak- + echein


First Known Use: 1634


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cachectic

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

Medical Definition of cachectic

  1. :  relating to or affected by cachexia

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