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tabetic

[tuh-bet-ik] /təˈbɛt ɪk/ Pathology
adjective
1.
Also, tabid
[tab-id] /ˈtæb ɪd/ (Show IPA)
. pertaining to or affected with tabes.
noun
2.
a person affected with tabes.
Origin of tabetic
Related forms
posttabetic, adjective
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  • This patient was tabetic and sustained a spontaneous fracture of the femur.

  • The freedom with which a tabetic patient will allow his disorganised joint to be handled requires to be seen to be appreciated.

    Manual of Surgery Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
  • A German professor wished to demonstrate to his class the varying inco-ordination of a series of tabetic patients.

    Psychotherapy James J. Walsh

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