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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Phthisis" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of Phthisis
Phthisis is an archaic name for tuberculosis. Tuberculosis (TB) is a multisystemic infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, a rod-shaped bacterium. - See link


Phthisis in Spanish is Tuberculosis
La tuberculosis (abreviada TBC o TB), llamada antiguamente tisis (del griego φθίσις, a través del latín phthisis) es una infección bacteriana contagiosa que compromete principalmente a los pulmones, pero puede propagarse a otros órganos. - See link


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Definition of Phthisis in a medical dictionary (Thefreedictionary) - See link.
See the definition of Phthisis in the Oxford dictionaries - See link.
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