symptoses

symptosis

[simp-toh-sis]
noun Pathology.
1.
local or general atrophy.
2.
wasting away; emaciation.

Origin:
< Greek sýmptōsis a falling together, collapse, equivalent to symptō- (see symptom) + -sis -sis

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symptosis symp·to·sis (sĭm-tō'sĭs, sĭmp-)
n.
A localized or general wasting of the body.

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