Definition of symptomatic in English:

symptomatic

Line breaks: symp¦tom|at¦ic
Pronunciation: /sɪm(p)təˈmatɪk
 
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adjective

  • 2Exhibiting or involving medical symptoms: patients with symptomatic coeliac disease symptomatic patients
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    • The registry included patients with symptomatic and asymptomatic pulmonary embolism.
    • This remains the most common presentation of tubal pregnancy in symptomatic patients.
    • Past medical history revealed symptomatic osteoarthritis of her large extremity joints.

Derivatives

symptomatically

adverb
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  • It has veered from offering slightly more moderate versions of Howard's policies to new departures, such as a more independent foreign policy - fine as generalities but symptomatically short on detail.
  • Duncan summons the entry's orthodox interpretation established more than a century ago by historian Elliott Coues, who read it as ‘a sadly interesting passage’ and linked it symptomatically with Lewis's suicide four years later.
  • All too often, patients, particularly the elderly, continue to be treated symptomatically for alcohol-related conditions without recognition of the underlying problem.

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