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phthis•ic



Pronunciation: (tiz'ik, thiz'-), [key] Pathol.

n.
1. a wasting disease of the lungs; phthisis.
2. asthma.
3. a person who suffers from phthisis.

adj.
pertaining to phthisis; phthisical.

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