wasting

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wasting of the bony socket alveolar resorption
progressive wasting of muscle tissues amyotrophia , amyotrophy
tissue, wasting away of body atrophy
wasting away, disease involving atrophy , consumption , emaciation , maceration , phthisis , tabes
wasting away atrophy , pining , tabescence
form of muscular dystrophy that sets in in adolescence or adulthood and progresses slowly but will affect all voluntary muscles; characterized by generalized weakness and muscle wasting that affects limb and trunk muscles first; similar to Duchenne's musc Becker muscular dystrophy
involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body consumption , phthisis , pulmonary tuberculosis , wasting disease , white plague
form of muscular dystrophy that sets in between 40 and 60 years of age and is characterized by weakness and wasting of the muscles of the hands and forearms and lower legs; inheritance is autosomal dominant distal muscular dystrophy
any of several hereditary diseases of the muscular system characterized by weakness and wasting of skeletal muscles dystrophy , muscular dystrophy
chronic granulomatous communicable disease occurring in tropical and subtropical regions; characterized by inflamed nodules beneath the skin and wasting of body parts; caused by the bacillus Mycobacterium leprae Hansen's disease , leprosy
severe form of muscular dystrophy marked by generalized weakness and muscular wasting that affects the face and feet and hands and neck; difficult speech and difficulty with the hands that spreads to the arms and shoulders and legs and hips; the onset can myotonia atrophica , myotonic dystrophy , myotonic muscular dystrophy , Steinert's disease
wasting time procrastination
wasting of the body during a chronic disease tabes
trait of wasting resources thriftlessness , waste , wastefulness
process of wasting wastage
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