Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Cachexia signifies, literally, bad habit, and is a term applied to the unhealthy condition of body which develops in certain chronic maladies. Thus a patient is said to be the subject of gouty, cancerous, or malarial cachexia, and the like.

“Did Christ love you without any motive to draw His love, then will you not love Christ, in whom there are so many motives to draw your love?”
–Thomas Vincent, The True Christian's Love┬áto the Unseen Christ