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English definition of “wasting disease”

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wasting disease

noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
a disease that causes a person to gradually become very thin and weak: She suffers from a little-known muscle-wasting disease.
Translations of “wasting disease”
in Chinese (Traditional) 消耗性疾病…
in Chinese (Simplified) 消耗性疾病…
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