Slang meaning of Consumption

Consumption means: Tuberculosis.

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Consumption means: Tuberculosis.

Slang definition of Consumption

Consumption means: Tuberculosis.

More meanings / definitions of Tuberculosis. or words, sentences containing Tuberculosis.?

Tuberculosis (n.): A constitutional disease characterized by the production of tubercles in the internal organs, and especially in the lungs, where it constitutes the most common variety of pulmonary consumption.

Scrofula (n.): A constitutional disease, generally hereditary, especially manifested by chronic enlargement and cheesy degeneration of the lymphatic glands, particularly those of the neck, and marked by a tendency to the development of chronic intractable inflammations of the skin, mucous membrane, bones, joints, and other parts, and by a diminution in the power of resistance to disease or injury and the capacity for recovery. Scrofula is now generally held to be tuberculous in character, and may develop into general or local tuberculosis (consumption).

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Tuberculosis.

Meaning of Consumption

Consumption means: Tuberculosis.

Meaning of Lunger

Lunger means: Someone with tuberculosis

Meaning of Lunger

Lunger means: Someone with tuberculosis

Meaning of Lunger

Lunger means: Slang for someone with tuberculosis.

Meaning of Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis means: A constitutional disease characterized by the production of tubercles in the internal organs, and especially in the lungs, where it constitutes the most common variety of pulmonary consumption.

Meaning of Scrofula

Scrofula means: A constitutional disease, generally hereditary, especially manifested by chronic enlargement and cheesy degeneration of the lymphatic glands, particularly those of the neck, and marked by a tendency to the development of chronic intractable inflammations of the skin, mucous membrane, bones, joints, and other parts, and by a diminution in the power of resistance to disease or injury and the capacity for recovery. Scrofula is now generally held to be tuberculous in character, and may develop into general or local tuberculosis (consumption).

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Broken

Broken means: Imperfectly spoken, as by a foreigner; as, broken English; imperfectly spoken on account of emotion; as, to say a few broken words at parting.

Meaning of Recognizance

Recognizance means: An obligation of record entered into before some court of record or magistrate duly authorized, with condition to do some particular act, as to appear at the same or some other court, to keep the peace, or pay a debt. A recognizance differs from a bond, being witnessed by the record only, and not by the party's seal.

Meaning of Snook

Snook means: A large perchlike marine food fish (Centropomus undecimalis) found both on the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of tropical America; -- called also ravallia, and robalo.

Meaning of Spent

Spent means: Exhausted of spawn or sperm; -- said especially of fishes.

Meaning of Wastrel

Wastrel means: Any waste thing or substance

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of SAMMY

SAMMY means: Sammy is British slang for a sandwiche. Sammy is old slang for a ninny or simpleton.

Meaning of SANDY MCNAB

SANDY MCNAB means: Sandy McNab is London Cockney rhyming slang for a taxi (cab). is London Cockney rhyming slang for a body louse (crab).

Meaning of SPINIKEN

SPINIKEN means: Spiniken was old slang for a workhouse.

Meaning of TNA

TNA means: Temporarily Not Available

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