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asthenic

Syllabification: as·then·ic
Pronunciation: /asˈTHenik
 
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Definition of asthenic in English:

adjective

Medicine
Relating to, involving, or suffering from asthenia.
Example sentences
  • This condition is seen in tall, asthenic individuals of both sexes.
  • There has been little understanding of a condition of asthenic wasting.

Origin

late 18th century: from Greek asthenikos, from asthenēs 'weak'.

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