cachexy


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cachexia, cachexy

general physical or mental poor health; weakness or malnutrition.
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Noun1.cachexy - 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)
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Urticaria pigmentosa has a more severe course and may lead to life-threatening conditions by causing hypovolemic shock, mast cell leukemia, gastrointestinal hemorrhage and cachexy (25).
Said abnormalities can lead the elderly to develop nutritional syndromes like protein-energy malnutrition and failure to thrive, as well as enhance anorexia of aging and cachexy (2).
coli Macroscopic aspect gene iss (a) gene stx (b) 4A No alteration + - 5A No alteration + - 36A No alteration + - 41A No alteration + - 43A No alteration + + 44A No alteration + - 2B No alteration + - 5B No alteration + - 37B No alteration + - 38B No alteration + + 39B No alteration + - 42B No alteration + - 15C No alteration + - 21C No alteration + - 42C No alteration + - 32 No alteration + - 35 No alteration + - 46 No alteration + + 24A Salmonella septicemia + - 30C Salmonella septicemia + - 31C Salmonella septicemia + - 48A Ascitis + - 48B Ascitis + - 52B Cachexy + - 54B Cachexy + - 60A Colibacillosis + - 55B Colibacillosis + - (a) Increased serum survival gene.