Origin of symptosis

< Greek sýmptōsis a falling together, collapse, equivalent to symptō- (see symptom) + -sis -sis Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

symptosis in Medicine


[sĭm-tōsĭs, sĭmp-]
  1. A localized or general wasting of the body.
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