TITLE

decay

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p539
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "decay" is presented. Decay refers to the gradual loss of vigor with physical and mental deterioration as may occur in aging. The term originated from the word "cadere" which means to fall or die. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F. A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21224955

 

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