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chronic disease

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A disease of long duration. (Compare acute disease.)

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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  • He was overburdened with care, and suffered from chronic disease.

    True to His Home Hezekiah Butterworth
  • It was clear to me at a glance that he was in the grip of some deadly and chronic disease.

  • Of chronic disease of the larynx there is no lack of instances.

    The Dog Dinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson
  • As in all forms of chronic disease the early diagnosis is all important.

    Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension: Louis Marshall Warfield
  • chronic disease will be looked upon as the only lasting disgrace.

    The Open Question Elizabeth Robins

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