phthisic

noun phthis·ic \ ˈti-zik \

Definition of phthisic

phthisic

or phthisical play \ˈti-zi-kəl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of phthisic

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


Medical Dictionary

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phthisic

noun phthi·sic \ ˈtiz-ik , ˈtī-sik \

medical Definition of phthisic


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phthisic

adjective
variants: or phthisical play \-i-kəl\

medical Definition of phthisic

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

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