[ UK /iːmˈe‍ɪsɪˈe‍ɪʃən/ ]
  1. extreme leanness (usually caused by starvation or disease)
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How To Use emaciation In A Sentence

  • Furthermore, Brown said FEMA suffered "emaciation" because anti-terror operations had become a priority for the administration. Hurricane Katrina
  • It doesn't take much to put it all together; the rheumy eyes, the wrinkles, the unnatural emaciation, and that slight but unmistakable tremor in her hand.
  • Thin to emaciation, he seemed a cold flame of a man, a man of a mysterious, chemic sort of flame, who, under a glacier-like exterior, conveyed, somehow, the impression of the ardent heat of a thousand suns. Chapter II
  • Advanced arterio-sclerosis, any form of serious organic visceral disease, advanced cirrhosis, pulmonary tuberculosis with a tendency to haemoptysis, much elevation of temperature or emaciation, are all entirely unsuited for this form of treatment. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2 "Baconthorpe" to "Bankruptcy"
  • Their turkeys, especially, are of that emaciation which is attributed among ourselves only to the turkey of Job; and as for the geese and ducks, they can only interest anatomists. Venetian Life
  • [1] By cachexia is understood a condition of malnutrition and emaciation which is usually accompanied by a pale sallow color of the skin. Disease and Its Causes
  • After many days of fasting, the hunger strikers present a progressively more serious deterioration, emaciation and profound dehydration.
  • His face was hollowed out to the point of emaciation.
  • Emaciation of body does not of necessity mean fatness of soul.
  • Proventriculus type of avian infectious bronchitis isolate virus D971 was used to infect SPF chickens. Infected chickens manifested emaciation, diarrhea and mild dyspnea after inoculation.
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