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tabetic

[tuh-bet-ik]Pathology
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adjective
  1. Also tab·id [tab-id] /ˈtæb ɪd/. pertaining to or affected with tabes.
noun
  1. a person affected with tabes.

Origin of tabetic

Related formspost·ta·bet·ic, adjective
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Examples from the Web for tabetic

Historical Examples

  • This patient was tabetic and sustained a spontaneous fracture of the femur.

    A System of Operative Surgery, Volume IV (of 4)

    Various

  • The freedom with which a tabetic patient will allow his disorganised joint to be handled requires to be seen to be appreciated.

    Manual of Surgery

    Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles

  • A German professor wished to demonstrate to his class the varying inco-ordination of a series of tabetic patients.

    Psychotherapy

    James J. Walsh