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From: "Phil Ainsworth" <>
Subject: Re: [UPPER-CANADA] Bowel Consumption
Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2007 14:25:53 -0500
Consumption was a early medical term for tuberculosis. Bowel consumption
was/is tuberculosis of the intestine. Tuberculosis could/can occur in more
places than just the lungs.
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From: "Cliff. Johnston" <>
Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2007 1:29 PM
Subject: [UPPER-CANADA] Bowel Consumption
> Anyone know what "bowel consumption" is? I came across this on one of our
> family's death certificate. It was a for a female. Her cause of death
> was bowel consumption, and it stated 10 months for duration.
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