malarial cachexia

noun

: a generalized state of debility that is marked by anemia, jaundice, splenomegaly, and emaciation and results from long-continued chronic malarial infection

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“Malarial cachexia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/malarial%20cachexia. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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