- a gradually progressive emaciation.
- tabes dorsalis.
Origin of tabes
Related Words for tabesattenuation, consumption, withering, thinness, malnutrition, atrophy, starvation, anorexia, wasting, tabes, marasmus, haggardness
Examples from the Web for tabes
Historical Examples of tabes
Page 52, dele comma between the words Tabes and Mesenterica.Remarks on the Subject of Lactation
It must be used with great care not to exhaust the patient, but this is true also in tabes.Psychotherapy
James J. Walsh
The geographical distribution of tabes mesenterica is as universal as that of scrofula and pulmonary phthisis.
Wherever scrofulous and phthisical diseases are known, there also are found cases of tabes mesenterica.
Vogel and Steiner assert that tabes mesenterica is a common result of enteritis folliculosa.
- a wasting of a bodily organ or part
- short for tabes dorsalis
Word Origin for tabes
- Progressive bodily wasting or emaciation.
- Tabes dorsalis.