Definition of Cachectic

1. Adjective. Relating to or having the symptoms of cachexia.

Partainyms: Cachexia
Derivative terms: Cachexia, Cachexy

Definition of Cachectic

1. a. Having, or pertaining to, cachexia; as, cachectic remedies; cachectical blood.

Definition of Cachectic

1. Adjective. Having cachexia; wasting away from a disease or chronic illness. ¹

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Definition of Cachectic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Cachectic

1. Relating to or suffering from cachexia. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cachectic

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cachectic (current term)
cachectic diarrhoea
cachectic endocarditis
cachectic fever
cachectic oedema
cachectic pallor

Literary usage of Cachectic

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1. A Treatise on the Practice of Medicine by George Bacon Wood (1858)
"In all cases where the symptoms do not appear disposed to yield, and the remedy is not prohibited by a cachectic state of system, mercury so exhibited as ..."

2. The London Medical Gazette (1842)
"The chief reasons for the appearance of cachectic nephritis in connection with other maladies are apparent in the very condition or circumstances of the ..."

3. On the wasting diseases of infants and children by Eustace Smith (1884)
"In a cachectic child the same experiment is followed by no result whatever; the cremaster does not contract, and the testicle remains motionless. ..."

4. The Principles of surgery by James Miller (1852)
"cachectic AFFECTIONS. In the class of diseases now to be described, fever either does not occur at all, or is so inconsiderable and variable in amount as ..."

5. An Anatomical Description of the Diseases of the Organs of Circulation and by Karl Ewald Hasse (1846)
"OBSTRUCTION AND OBLITERATION OF VEINS, INFLAMMATORY MECHANICAL cachectic. The plugs developed by inflammation within veins are either removed within a short ..."

6. The Collected Works of Dr. P. M. Latham by Peter Mere Latham, Robert Martin, Thomas Watson (1878)
"THE FREQUENT PULSE OF ACUTE INFLAMMATION IN THE WEAK AND cachectic. But inflammation does not befall the young and strong exclusively ; it is much oftener ..."

7. The Modern Practice of Physic: Exhibiting the Characters, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Thomas (1813)
"... OR cachectic DISEASES. CLASS III. fants, there is no disease pore easily distinguished in the more advanced stages, than hydrocephalus j indeed, ..."

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