tabes

noun ta·bes \ ˈtā-(ˌ)bēz \

Definition of tabes

plural tabes
: wasting accompanying a chronic disease

tabetic

play \tə-ˈbe-tik\ adjective or noun

Origin and Etymology of tabes

Latin, wasting disease, decay, from tabēre to decay — more at thaw


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tabes

noun ta·bes \ ˈtā-(ˌ)bēz \

medical Definition of tabes

plural tabes
1 : wasting accompanying a chronic disease

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