\ɹˈɛktɹɪks], \ɹˈɛktɹɪks], \ɹ_ˈɛ_k_t_ɹ_ɪ_k_s]\
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By J.H. Kenneth
rek'triks, n. one of the long tail-feathers of a bird, so called because used in steering the bird in its flight:--pl. RECTRICES (rek'tri-s[=e]z).
By Thomas Davidson
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Idiopathic Hypercatabolic Hypoproteinemias
- series of gastrointestinal disorders which share in common excessive loss protein, mainly albumin, across gut wall. occur stomach (Menetrier disease), as well the small bowel (intestinal lymphangiectases, assorted inflammatory states). They are also occasionally associated with congestive heart failure (again a bowel protein loss).