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tabetic

[ tuh-bet-ik ]
/ təˈbɛt ɪk /
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adjective

Also tab·id [tab-id]. /ˈtæb ɪd/. pertaining to or affected with tabes.

noun

a person affected with tabes.

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Origin of tabetic

OTHER WORDS FROM tabetic

post·ta·bet·ic, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for tabetic

  • The freedom with which a tabetic patient will allow his disorganised joint to be handled requires to be seen to be appreciated.

    Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
  • True tabetic crises yield more readily to ordinary anodyne drugs than do these pseudo-crises.

    Psychotherapy|James J. Walsh
  • A German professor wished to demonstrate to his class the varying inco-ordination of a series of tabetic patients.

    Psychotherapy|James J. Walsh
  • This patient was tabetic and sustained a spontaneous fracture of the femur.

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