phthisic

noun
phthis·ic | \ˈti-zik \

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phthisic or phthisical \ˈti-zi-kəl \ adjective

First Known Use of phthisic

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for phthisic

Middle English tisike, from Anglo-French, from Latin phthisicus suffering from tuberculosis, from Greek phthisikos, from phthisis

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phthisic

noun
phthi·sic | \ˈtiz-ik, ˈtī-sik \

Medical Definition of phthisic 

(Entry 1 of 2)

phthisic

adjective
variants: or phthisical \-i-kəl \

Medical Definition of phthisic (Entry 2 of 2)

: of, relating to, or affected with or as if with pulmonary tuberculosis

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