wasting disease

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Noun1.wasting disease - involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the bodywasting disease - involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body
T.B., tuberculosis, TB - infection transmitted by inhalation or ingestion of tubercle bacilli and manifested in fever and small lesions (usually in the lungs but in various other parts of the body in acute stages)
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For countless years I judged there had been no danger of war or solitary violence, no danger from wild beasts, no wasting disease to require strength of constitution, no need of toil.
Among the topics are the function of prion protein and the family member shadoo, the effect of microglial inflammation in prion disease, clinical aspects of human prion diseases, bovine spongiform encephalopathy and scrapie, and chronic wasting disease: the current assessment of transmissibility.
Chronic wasting disease, popularly called zombie deer disease, is not exactly a "zombie" condition like we might be imagining it is.
Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs), or prion diseases, are fatal and transmissible neurodegenerative diseases that include scrapie in sheep and goats, bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in cattle, chronic wasting disease (CWD) in cervids, and CreutzfeldtJakob disease in humans.
DEC also tested 2,402 deer for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) and all tested negative.
For example, infection with chronic wasting disease (CWD), a fatal neurodegenerative prion disease of North American Cervidae (Williams et al.
The EU Commission has also banned reindeer exports from Norway and Sweden because of an outbreak of chronic wasting disease. When we leave the EU and its laws are transferred to ours it's essential these measures continue.
MAY I applaud Jordan Dee for the manner in which he is coping with his muscle wasting disease, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (The Gazette 28.09.17).
EUREKA, Calif., Sha'ban 01, 1437, May 08, 2016, SPA -- Droves of baby starfish are returning to Oregon and Northern California's shores after a wasting disease decimated whole populations of the creatures over the past two years along the West Coast, according to AP.
This would be the first recorded sign of what scientists would come to call "sea star wasting disease. Within a couple of months, afflicted sea stars had appeared in tide pools and piers around Vancouver, Canada.
COURTS Sick drug dealer has sentence cut A DRUG dealer had his sentence slashed after judges were told he had a muscle wasting disease.