cachexia(redirected from cachexia hypopituitary)
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Weight loss, wasting of muscle, loss of appetite, and general debility that can occur during a chronic disease.
(Pathology) a generally weakened condition of body or mind resulting from any debilitating chronic disease
[C16: from Late Latin from Greek kakhexia, from kakos bad + hexis condition, habit]
cachectic, cachectical, cachexic adj
ca•chex•i•a(kəˈkɛk si ə)
general ill health with emaciation, usu. occurring in association with a disease.
[1535–45; < Late Latin < Greek, =kak(ós) bad + héx(is) condition]
ca•chec′tic (-tɪk) adj.
general physical or mental poor health; weakness or malnutrition.See also: Health
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|Noun||1.||cachexia - any general reduction in vitality and strength of body and mind resulting from a debilitating chronic disease|
n. caquexia, condición grave que se caracteriza por pérdida excesiva de peso y debilidad general progresiva.