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1. Gradually deteriorating; declining: the wasting process of erosion.
2. Sapping the strength, energy, or substance of the body; emaciating: a wasting disease.
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(prenominal) reducing the vitality, strength, or robustness of the body: a wasting disease.
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1. gradually reducing the fullness and strength of the body: a wasting disease.
2. laying waste; devastating: a wasting war.
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|Noun||1.||wasting - any general reduction in vitality and strength of body and mind resulting from a debilitating chronic disease|
|2.||wasting - a decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse|
tabes - wasting of the body during a chronic disease
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
kraurosis - atrophy and shriveling of the skin or mucous membrane
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Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
wasting[ˈweɪstɪŋ] adj [disease] → débilitant(e) chronic wasting disease
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Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
n. agotamiento, consunción, pérdida de funciones vitales.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
wastingn desgaste m;muscle — desgaste muscular
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.