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Definition: Consumption of the bowels
Consumption \Con*sump"tion\ (?; 215), n. [L. consumptio: cf. F.
1. The act or process of consuming by use, waste, etc.;
Every new advance of the price to the consumer is a
new incentive to him to retrench the quality of his
2. The state or process of being consumed, wasted, or
diminished; waste; diminution; loss; decay.
3. (Med.) A progressive wasting away of the body; esp., that
form of wasting, attendant upon pulmonary phthisis and
associated with cough, spitting of blood, hectic fever,
etc.; pulmonary phthisis; -- called also pulmonary consumption
Consumption of the bowels (Med.), inflammation and
ulceration of the intestines from tubercular disease.
Syn: Decline; waste; decay. See Decline.