In medicine, former popular name for the disease tuberculosis.
Sušica, jektika (veoma rasprostranjena i opasna zarazna bolest koju izaziva tzv. tuberkulozni bacil).
ETYM Latin consumptio: cf. French consomption.
1. The process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating); SYN. ingestion, intake, uptake.
2. The act of consuming something; SYN. using up, expenditure.
3. (Economics) The utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing; SYN. economic consumption, usance, use, use of goods and services.