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emaciation


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Emaciation  \E*ma`ci*a"tion\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  ['e]maciation.] 
  1.  The  act  of  making  very  lean. 
 
  2.  The  state  of  being  emaciated  or  reduced  to  excessive 
  leanness;  an  excessively  lean  condition. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  emaciation 
  n  :  leanness  (usually  caused  by  starvation)  [syn:  {boniness},  {gauntness}, 
  {maceration}] 




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