Origin of cachexia
Related formsca·chec·tic [kuh-kek-tik] /kəˈkɛk tɪk/, ca·chec·ti·cal, ca·chex·ic, adjective
Examples from the Web for cachectic
There was not a cachectic countenance, but the features were growing sharp.
A moderate degree of cachectic dropsy is not very infrequent in the late stages of gastric ulcer.
All cachectic or morbid nutrition conditions are due to imperfect lymph.Valere Aude|Louis Dechmann
Vomiting and dyspepsia, if uncontrolled by regulation of the diet, lead to a cachectic state which often ends in death.
In cachectic states, such as cancer, the blood pressure is low.Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:|Louis Marshall Warfield