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paraclinical

Line breaks: para|clin¦ic¦al
Pronunciation: /parəˈklɪnɪk(ə)l
 
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Definition of paraclinical in English:

adjective

Relating to the branches of medicine, especially the laboratory sciences, that provide a service for patients without direct involvement in care.
Example sentences
  • Different indicators have been investigated, such as neuropsychological tests, subjective memory complaints, non-cognitive symptoms, and specific paraclinical examinations.
  • The paraclinical (or laboratory) tests may include neuroimaging, with MRI or CF scanning, evoked potential studies, or CSF (cerebrospinal fluid), analysis.
  • SSR and RRIV are simple paraclinical electrophysiologic tests that confirm clinical dysautonomia.

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