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catabasis

[kuh-tab-uh-sis]
noun, plural ca·tab·a·ses [kuh-tab-uh-seez] /kəˈtæb əˌsiz/.
  1. katabasis.
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British Dictionary definitions for catabasis

catabasis

noun plural -ses (-ˌsiːz)
  1. a descent or downward movement
  2. the decline of a disease
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Derived Formscatabatic (ˌkætəˈbætɪk), adjective
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