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pathognomonic

División en sílabas: pa·thog·no·mon·ic
Pronunciación: /pəˌTHäɡnəˈmänik, ˌpaTHəɡnə-
 
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Definición de pathognomonic en inglés:

adjetivo

Medicine
(Of a sign or symptom) specifically characteristic or indicative of a particular disease or condition.
Example sentences
  • Point tenderness, a pathognomonic sign of a bone lesion, can be used to localize the fracture.
  • Few tests yield results that are pathognomonic for particular diseases.
  • Even though they are pathognomonic for the disease, their absence should not exclude the diagnosis.

Origen

early 17th century: from Greek pathognōmonikos 'skilled in diagnosis', from pathos 'suffering' + gnōmōn 'judge'.

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