Definition of pentad in English:

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pentad

Pronunciation: /ˈpenˌtad/

noun

technical
A group or set of five.
Example sentences
  • The classic pentad in thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura includes fever, neurologic changes, renal failure, microangiopathic hemolytic anemia and thrombocytopenia.

Origin

Mid 17th century: from Greek pentas, pentad-, from pente 'five'.

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Syllabification: pen·tad

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