spes phthisica

noun

spes phthis·​i·​ca ˈspās-ˈtiz-i-kə How to pronounce spes phthisica (audio)
: a state of euphoria occurring in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis

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“Spes phthisica.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/spes%20phthisica. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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