Posted by: mechanic« on: September 22, 2017, 12:35:19 PM »
Consumption was the former name of which disease?
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Consumption: An old and once common term for wasting away of the body, particularly from pulmonary tuberculosis (TB). Other old TB terms include the King's evil or scrofula (TB of the lymph nodes in the neck) and Pott's disease (TB of the spine).