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Meaning of TABES

Pronunciation:  'teybeez

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  wasting of the body during a chronic disease
 

TABES is a 5 letter word that starts with T.

 

 See Also: atrophy, wasting, wasting away

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ta"bes\, n. [L., a wasting disease.] (Med.)
Progressive emaciation of the body, accompained with hectic
fever, with no well-marked logical symptoms.

{Tabes dorsalis}[NL., tabes of the back], locomotor ataxia;
   -- sometimes called simply tabes.

{Tabes mesenterica}[NL., mesenteric tabes], a wasting disease
   of childhood characterized by chronic inflammation of the
   lymphatic glands of the mesentery, attended with caseous
   degeneration.

 

 

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