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symptosis

[simp-toh-sis]
noun Pathology.
  1. local or general atrophy.
  2. wasting away; emaciation.
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Origin of symptosis

< Greek sýmptōsis a falling together, collapse, equivalent to symptō- (see symptom) + -sis -sis
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symptosis in Medicine

symptosis

(sĭm-tōsĭs, sĭmp-)
n.
  1. A localized or general wasting of the body.
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