Meaning of emaciation

e•ma•ci•a•tion

Pronunciation: (i-mā"shē-ā'shun, -sē-), [key]
— n.
  1. abnormal thinness caused by lack of nutrition or by disease.
  2. the process of emaciating.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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