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Meaning of phthisic

phthis•ic

Pronunciation: (tiz'ik, thiz'-), [key]
— Pathol. Pathol.
—n.
  1. a wasting disease of the lungs; phthisis.
  2. asthma.
  3. a person who suffers from phthisis.
—adj.
  1. pertaining to phthisis; phthisical.
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