SYN: marasmic. [G. marantikos, wasting]

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ma·ran·tic mə-'ran-tik adj of, relating to, or marked by marasmus: MARASMIC <\marantic infants> <\marantic disease>

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ma·ran·tic (mə-ranґtik) [Gr. marantikos wasting away] marasmic.

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