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[L. vastus, empty, desolate]
SEE: 1. Cachexia.
2. Loss by breaking down of bodily tissue.
3. Excreted material no longer useful to an organism.
4. In health care management, any activity that consumes human attention or economic resources, but does not meet organizational goals.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Waste." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749282/6/waste.
Waste. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749282/6/waste. Accessed May 30, 2023.
Waste. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749282/6/waste
Waste [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 May 30]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749282/6/waste.
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