φθίσις

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰgʷʰítis ‎(perishing, decrease). Cognates include Sanskrit क्षिति ‎(kṣíti, perishing, downfall) and Latin sitis ‎(thirst).

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Noun[edit]

φθῐ́σῐς ‎(phthísisf ‎(genitive φθῐ́σεως); third declension fqisis phthisis may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek φθῐ́σῐς.

  1. decline, decay
  2. atrophy
  3. consumption (disease)
  4. waning of the moon
  5. contraction of the eye

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