Definition of co-morbid in English:

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co-morbid

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adjective

Medicine
Relating to or denoting a medical condition that co-occurs with another.
Example sentences
  • Most patients had serious co-morbid illnesses such as diabetes, chronic respiratory and heart disease.
  • Her chest x-ray was reported to be stable, however her co-morbid conditions were causing continued weight loss, e.g. lack of control of her diabetes.
  • Of all mental disorders, depression is probably the one most frequently seen co-morbid with other diseases.

Derivatives

co-morbidity

noun
Example sentences
  • Guidelines should take into account the risks due to the high incidence of comorbidity in the elderly.
  • Several possible candidate variables produced significant t-tests results, indicating a significant association with comorbidity.
  • The same review included a section on prevalence of comorbidity in the disorder.

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