Meaning of marasmic in English:


Pronunciation /məˈrazmɪk/



See marasmus

‘Most patients continued to lose weight, and marasmic malnutrition continued despite the provision of adequate calories and protein through the feeding tube.’
  • ‘The young woman was clearly visible from the consulting room window, her emaciated frame draped in the tattered remnants of a sari, with a marasmic toddler balanced on her hip.’
  • ‘The child is apathetic and does not cry often, unlike the anxious marasmic child.’