Examples from the Web for phthisical
It is probable that the lowered vitality of phthisical patients increases somewhat their liability to gastric ulcer.
It is a manufactory at once of the phthisical, the insane, and the criminal.The Criminal|Havelock Ellis
As a part of the phthisical process in diabetes, cavities of various sizes are found and gangrene of the lungs has been observed.
He had been under the care of my predecessor, and had been entered as a phthisical patient.Modern Magic|Maximilian Schele de Vere
He was fond of telling how his phthisical tendencies gained him the appointment.