marasmus

Definition of marasmus

ma`ras´mus
n.1.(Med.) A wasting of flesh without fever or apparent disease; a kind of consumption; atrophy; phthisis.
Pining atrophy,
Marasmus, and wide-wasting pestilence.
- Milton.
Marasmus senilis
progressive atrophy of the aged.

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