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Medical Term:

valetudinarian

Pronunciation: val'e-tu'di-nar'e-an

Definition:

  1. An invalid or person in chronically poor health.
  2. One whose chief concern is his or her invalidism or poor health.

[L. valetudinarius, sickly]

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