phthisical


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phthisical

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Relating to or afflicted with tuberculosis.No longer in scientific use:
consumptive (no longer in scientific use), phthisic (no longer in scientific use), tubercular, tuberculate, tuberculous.
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The left eye was phthisical and blind from a previous traumatic injury as a juvenile.
In (60%) of the cases, the indication for custom-fit prosthesis was due to various eye diseases like post-operative endophthalmitis, various types of glaucomas, malignancies like retinoblastomas, eye infections leading to either phthisical eye or mandating eye ball removal.
Slit-lamp examination revealed a paracentral scar with no signs of inflammation and peripheral anterior synechia in the right eye; the left eye has become phthisical (Figure 3) (Table 1).
[...] (19) Just as famously, she vents what Antony Alpers calls her 'phthisical rage'20 on the hapless Ida, often reaching for instances and images to do with food or consumption: