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phthisic

  

Obsolete  
      adj  
1    relating to or affected with phthisis  
      n  
2       another name for       asthma  
     (C14: from Old French tisike, from Latin phthisicus, from Greek phthisikos; see phthisis)  
  phthisical      adj  
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