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wast·ing

 (wā′stĭng)
adj.
1. Gradually deteriorating; declining: the wasting process of erosion.
2. Sapping the strength, energy, or substance of the body; emaciating: a wasting disease.

wast′ing·ly adv.
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wasting

(ˈweɪstɪŋ)
adj
(prenominal) reducing the vitality, strength, or robustness of the body: a wasting disease.
ˈwastingly adv
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wast•ing

(ˈweɪ stɪŋ)

adj.
1. gradually reducing the fullness and strength of the body: a wasting disease.
2. laying waste; devastating: a wasting war.
[1200–50]
wast′ing•ly, adv.
wast′ing•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wasting - any general reduction in vitality and strength of body and mind resulting from a debilitating chronic disease
debility, feebleness, frailness, frailty, infirmity, valetudinarianism - the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)
2.wasting - a decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse
amyotrophia, amyotrophy - progressive wasting of muscle tissues
tabes - wasting of the body during a chronic disease
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
kraurosis - atrophy and shriveling of the skin or mucous membrane
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Translations

wasting

[ˈweɪstɪŋ] ADJ [disease] → debilitante; [asset] → amortizable
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

wasting

[ˈweɪstɪŋ] adj [disease] → débilitant(e) chronic wasting disease
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

wasting

adj attr wasting diseaseAuszehrung f; this is a wasting diseasedas ist eine Krankheit, bei der der Körper allmählich verfällt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

wasting

[ˈweɪstɪŋ] adj wasting diseasedeperimento organico
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

wast·ing

n. agotamiento, consunción, pérdida de funciones vitales.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

wasting

n desgaste m;muscle — desgaste muscular
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Outpatient HIV patients with HIV wasting syndrome were given 150 mg fortnightly in one study and 200/400/600 mg weekly in another study for 12 weeks.
HIV Wasting Syndrome in a Nigerian Failing Antiretroviral Therapy: A Case Report and Review of the Literature.
The chronic HIV wasting syndrome is the most common cause of muscle weakness in this illness and occurs in the late stages of the disease--it is usually not amenable to immunosuppressive therapy.