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Hippocrates pointed out as one of the symptoms of consumption the spes phthisical or consumptive hope.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
Now this phthisical type is very common with us indeed, and it appears to be an innate variation to which our race is liable.Darwinism and Race Progress|John Berry Haycraft
The type of sanatorium to be recommended for phthisical patients is still much debated.
The indifference of phthisical patients toward the maintenance of sanitary conditions is proverbial.
He was fond of telling how his phthisical tendencies gained him the appointment.