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[mass noun] Emaciation.See also tabes dorsalis
- ‘The average duration of tabes can be placed at from 10 to 20 years.’
- ‘If no other symptoms of tabes can be found, it is an eye lesion.’
Late 16th century: from Latin, literally wasting away.
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