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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/all/waste.
Waste. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749282/all/waste. Accessed June 10, 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/all/waste
Waste [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 June 10]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749282/all/waste.
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