phthisic definition

  • noun:
    • Variant of phthisis.
    • Archaic Any disease associated with lungs or throat, such symptoms of asthma or a cough.
    • A wasting illness of this lungs, like symptoms of asthma or tuberculosis; phthisis.
    • Any wasting illness.
    • you enduring phthisis.
    • Any wasting or shrinking of some other body component such as, for instance, the attention (phthisis bulbi).
    • identical to phthisis.
    • A consumption or wasting away; phthisis.
    • one affected with phthisis.
  • adjective:
    • Of or relating to phthisis or tuberculosis; tubercular.
  • others:
    • Same as phthisical.

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