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1. The using up of something, especially the rate at which it is used.

2. Obsolete term for a wasting of the tissues of the body, usually tuberculous.

Origin: L. Con-sumo, pp. -sumptus, to take up wholly, use up, waste The process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating).

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