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Marasmus

Marasmus

(Science: medicine) a wasting of flesh without fever or apparent disease; a kind of consumption; atrophy; phthisis. Pining atrophy, marasmus, and wide-wasting pestilence. (Milton) marasmus senilis [L], progressive atrophy of the aged.

Origin: NL, fr. Gr, fr, to quench, as fire; pass, to die away.


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... not only to intellectual degradation of persons - propagandists of a nonexistent reality in the form of invented laws, but also characterizes marasmus of a science as a whole. Inconsistent character of the self-knowledge underlying our survival, defines {determines} a maturity of scientific ...

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