Definition of Phthisical

1. a. Of or pertaining to phthisis; affected with phthisis; wasting; consumptive.



Definition of Phthisical

1. Adjective. phthisic ¹

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Definition of Phthisical

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phthisical

phthalonitrile
phthaloyl
phthaloylation
phthalyl
phthalyl amidase
phthalylsulfacetamide
phthalylsulfathiazole
phthinoid
phthinoid chest
phthiocerol
phthiriases
phthiriasis
phthiriophobia
phthises
phthisic
phthisical (current term)
phthisick
phthisicky
phthisics
phthisio-
phthisiologist
phthisiology
phthisipneumony
phthisis
phthisis bulbi
phthongometer
phthor
phucked
phucking

Literary usage of Phthisical

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1874)
"In the 48 phthisical cases the medicine had no effect in 5, in 21 the sweating was remarkably abated, and in 22 it disappeared entirely. ..."

2. Clinical Lectures on Mental Diseases by Thomas Smith Clouston (1904)
"phthisical INSANITY. medical treatment — anti-gouty, ... special connection between the phthisical and the insane diathesis hereditarily and otherwise ..."

3. The Medico-chirurgical Review by James Johnson, Henry James Johnson (1845)
"Becquerel and Rodier remark, in reference to their observations on the blood in phthisical patients, that " in those in whom there is either a softening of ..."

4. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1886)
"... the following case :—" A Polander suffering from pulmonary consumption was brought in with well-marked phthisical insanity, destructive and suspicious. ..."

5. American Observer Medical Monthly (1864)
"In the seventieth year the danger is at an end, a person of phthisical ... Under similar circumstances, phthisical persons of the female sex die more ..."

6. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1886)
"... phthisical DISEASE. BY LEONARD WEBER, MD IT is a daily observation that there is a special condition of the mind associated with pulmonary tuberculosis. ..."

7. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1886)
"ON THE PSYCHO-NEUROTIC AFFECTIONS WHICH ACCOMPANY AND OFTEN MASK phthisical DISEASE. BY LEONARD WEBER, MD IT is a daily observation that there is a special ..."

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