tabes

noun
ta·bes | \ ˈtā-(ˌ)bēz \
plural tabes

Definition of tabes 

: wasting accompanying a chronic disease

Other words from tabes

tabetic \tə-ˈbe-tik \ adjective or noun

First Known Use of tabes

1651, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tabes

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

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tabes

noun
ta·bes | \ ˈtā-(ˌ)bēz \
plural tabes

Medical Definition of tabes 

1 : wasting accompanying a chronic disease

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