tabes


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ta·bes

 (tā′bēz)
n. pl. tabes
1. Progressive bodily wasting or emaciation.
2. Tabes dorsalis.

[Latin tābēs.]

ta·bet′ic (tə-bĕt′ĭk) adj.

tabes

(ˈteɪbiːz)
n, pl tabes
1. (Pathology) a wasting of a bodily organ or part
2. (Pathology) short for tabes dorsalis
[C17: from Latin: a wasting away]
tabetic adj

ta•bes

(ˈteɪ biz)

n.
1. a gradually progressive emaciation.
[1645–55; < Latin tābēs wasting, decay, akin to tābēre to waste away]
ta•bet•ic (təˈbɛt ɪk) adj., n.
tab•id (ˈtæb ɪd) adj.

tabes

any disease that wastes the body; atrophy. — tabetic, n., adj.
See also: Body, Human
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tabes - wasting of the body during a chronic disease
atrophy, wasting away, wasting - a decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse
Translations

ta·bes

n. tabes, deterioro progresivo del organismo o de una parte del mismo debido a una enfermedad crónica.
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He contracted syphilis in 1951, and the infection progressed to tabes dorsalis, with walking difficulties, weakness and ataxia.
The late congenital syphilis usually appears after 2 years of life, the active lesions corresponding to the lesions of the acquired tertiary syphilis: nodular syphilides and gummas on the skin and mucosa, ophtalmic involvement (interstitial keratitis, iridocyclitis, coroidoretinitis), bone involvement (periostitis of the long bones, perisynovitis), eighth nerve deafness (neurolabyrinthitis), cardiovascular manifestations, neurologic diseases (juvenile general paralysis, tabes dorsalis, etc.
El tabes dorsal, manifestacion tardia de la sifilis, tambien tiene predileccion por los cordones posteriores, aunque su presentacion ha disminuido considerablemente con el advenimiento de la penicilina [11].
Cuarta fase, Parenquimatosa, posee dos divisiones: Paresia general y Tabes dorsal.
Massive enlargement of mesenteric lymph nodes is called as tabes mesenterica and in some cases it can form mesenteric cyst called as pseudo-mesenteric cyst.