tabetic

tabetic

[tuh-bet-ik] Pathology.
adjective
1.
Also, tabid [tab-id] . pertaining to or affected with tabes.
noun
2.
a person affected with tabes.

Origin:
tabe(s) + -tic

posttabetic, adjective
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tabes (ˈteɪbiːz)
 
n , pl tabes
1.  a wasting of a bodily organ or part
2.  short for tabes dorsalis
 
[C17: from Latin: a wasting away]
 
tabetic
 
adj

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