Athrepsia - definition of Athrepsia by The Free Dictionary
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|n.||1.||(Med.) Profound debility of children due to lack of food and to unhygienic surroundings.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in periodicals archive
Ninjin-yoei-to (NYT), a Japanese traditional medicine, is used to treat patients with athrepsia
due to surgery, anorexia, cold constitution, and anemia.
Ninjin-yoei-to (Ren-Shen-Yang-Rong-Tang), a Japanese herbal medicine, is applicable to athrepsia
after surgery and long-term illness.