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morbid

1. Not sound and healthful; induced by a diseased or abnormal condition; diseased; sickly; as, morbid humors; a morbid constitution; a morbid state of the juices of a plant. Her sick and morbid heart.

2. Of or pertaining to disease or diseased parts; as, morbid anatomy.

Synonym: diseased, sickly, sick.

Morbid, diseased. Morbid is sometimes used interchangeably with diseased, but is commonly applied, in a somewhat technical sense, to cases of a prolonged nature; as, a morbid condition of the nervous system; a morbid sensibility, etc.

Origin: L. Morbidus, fr. Morbus disease; prob. Akin to mori to die: cf. F. Morbide, It. Morbido. See Mortal.


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Adiposity and Disease

Adiposity or morbid overweight is an illness with a lot of different causes. We generally speak of adiposity if the concerned person has a so-called “body-mass-index” (BMI) of more than 30 kg/m². Scientific findings have shown that ...

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by einfopedia
Fri Mar 30, 2012 10:28 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Adiposity and Disease
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Re: H1N1 Scare

If you had the news tracking every instance of the cold or the flu it would seem just as morbid. They are obligated to telling people of the new virus and coupled with political/media hype everyone goes nuts. My dads a GP and he says that nearly everyone thinks they ...

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by Jesse2504
Mon Jun 22, 2009 8:17 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: H1N1 Scare
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not well read is he?

... chronic infections (Borrelia burgdorfi or Lyme Borrelia, Mycoplasma species, among others) or skin parasites. In addition, many patients have co-morbid conditions, such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia Syndrome or Sarcoidosis. Often patients with the Morgellons Syndrome are thought to ...

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by Sabrina
Thu Jan 11, 2007 10:23 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

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by J Jill
Mon Jan 08, 2007 1:42 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... No, it is not surprising that some people will pay to see human cadavers that have been "dipped" in plastic/silicone, and it is morbid and a monstrosity...something that the great USA could not possibly BE guilty of...or could they?? Reliefseeker

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by reliefseeker
Fri Nov 24, 2006 9:13 am
 
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