Definition of Consumptives

1. Noun. (plural of consumptive) ¹

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Definition of Consumptives

1. consumptive [n] - See also: consumptive

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Consumptives

consummatory behaviour
consumption coagulopathy
consumption weed
consumptive wildlife use
consumptives (current term)
contact-type dermatitis
contact action
contact allergy
contact area
contact arm
contact ball
contact ceptor
contact cheilitis
contact dermatitis

Literary usage of Consumptives

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Chautauquan by Chautauqua Institution (1906)
"Yet as a matter of fact, the unguarded consumptives are probably more dangerous to the community than the insane persons who are now under state care would ..."

2. Jewish Philanthropy: An Exposition of Principles and Methods of Jewish by Boris David Bogen (1917)
"D. NATIONAL INSTITUTIONS FOR THE CARE OF consumptives There are three ... The National Jewish Hospital and the Jewish consumptives Relief Society are both ..."

3. The Harvard Medical School and Its Clinical Opportunities by Leroy Edward Parkins (1916)
"BOSTON consumptives' HOSPITAL IN 1906 the Boston City Council created the ... The purpose of the Boston consumptives' Hospital is to provide first class ..."

4. Pulmonary Tuberculosis and Its Complications, with Special Reference to by Sherman Grant Bonney (1910)
"This objection does not apply, of course, to industrial settlements designed especially for the reception of convalescent consumptives, scarcely requiring ..."

5. Reports by Philadelphia General Hospital, Philadelphia (Pa.) Dept. of Public Health and Charities. Bureau of Charitis, Australian Universities Commission Committee on Teaching Cost of Medical Hospitals (1903)
"THE NEW PAVILIONS FOR consumptives AT THE PHILADELPHIA HOSPITAL. ... There are always many consumptives in the wards of this institution. ..."

6. New York and Its Institutions, 1609-1871: A Library of Information by John Francis Richmond (1872)
"The society was organized in September, 1869, and on December 1st a House of Rest for consumptives was opened at Tremont, with one female patient. ..."

7. By Path and Trail by William Richard Harris (1908)
"CAMP OF THE consumptives. From the balcony of my hotel I looked away, the morning after I came to Tucson, to the northeast, where just outside the city ..."

8. The Sanitarian by Medico-Legal Society of New York (1901)
"The expectoration of consumptives. 2. The milk from tuberculous cows. 3. ... The fact that the expectoration of consumptives contains tuber- -cle bacilli, ..."

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