waste

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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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[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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