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n.1. any disease resulting in wasting of tissues. Phthisis bulbi is a shrunken eyeball that has lost its function due to disease or damage. 2. a former name for pulmonary tuberculosis.

1. any disease resulting in wasting of tissues. Phthisis bulbi is a shrunken eyeball that has lost its function due to disease or damage. 2. a former name for pulmonary tuberculosis.

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