Definition of comorbidity in English:


Syllabification: co·mor·bid·i·ty
Pronunciation: /ˌkōmôrˈbiditē


  • The simultaneous presence of two chronic diseases or conditions in a patient: the comorbidity of anxiety and depression in Parkinson’s disease
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    • Patients with multiple comorbidities, especially respiratory disease and malignancy, before surgery for hip fracture are at higher risk of mortality
    • The lower initial dose should be administered to patients who are frail or have other comorbidities, particularly cardiovascular disease.
    • Illicit drug use and medical comorbidities place patients at increased risk of heat-related illness.




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