Definition of Wasting

1. Noun. Any general reduction in vitality and strength of body and mind resulting from a debilitating chronic disease.

Exact synonyms: Cachexia, Cachexy
Generic synonyms: Debility, Feebleness, Frailness, Frailty, Infirmity, Valetudinarianism
Derivative terms: Cachectic, Cachectic, Waste

2. Noun. A decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse.
Exact synonyms: Atrophy, Wasting Away
Specialized synonyms: Amyotrophia, Amyotrophy, Tabes, Kraurosis
Generic synonyms: Symptom
Derivative terms: Atrophy

Definition of Wasting

1. a. Causing waste; also, undergoing waste; diminishing; as, a wasting disease; a wasting fortune.

2. a. Causing waste; also, undergoing waste; diminishing; as, a wasting disease; a wasting fortune.

Definition of Wasting

1. Adjective. Referring to something that cause a waste, particularly a ''wasting disease'' which causes pronounced loss of body mass. ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of waste#Verb waste) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Wasting

1. waste [v] - See also: waste

Medical Definition of Wasting

1. Causing waste; also, undergoing waste; diminishing; as, a wasting disease; a wasting fortune. Wasting palsy, progressive muscular atrophy. See Progressive. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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