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n. pl. tabes
1. Progressive bodily wasting or emaciation.
2. Tabes dorsalis.

[Latin tābēs.]

ta·bet′ic (tə-bĕt′ĭk) adj.
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a. tabético-a, rel. a tabes o que padece de éste.
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