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epicrisis1

[ih-pik-ruh-sis]
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noun
  1. a critical study or evaluation.

Origin of epicrisis1

< Greek epikrísis a judgment (Compare epikrī́nein to judge, equivalent to epi- epi- + krī́nein to judge); see crisis

epicrisis2

[ep-i-krahy-sis, ep-ee-]
noun Medicine/Medical.
  1. something that follows a crisis; a secondary crisis.

Origin of epicrisis2

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  • Fries admits them as distinct species in the new edition of his “Epicrisis.”

    Fungi: Their Nature and Uses

    Mordecai Cubitt Cooke


British Dictionary definitions for epicrisis

epicrisis

noun
  1. pathol a secondary crisis occurring in the course of a disease

Word Origin

C20: from epi- + crisis
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epicrisis in Medicine

epicrisis

(ĕp′ĭ-krīsĭs, ĕpĭ-krī′sĭs)
n.
  1. A secondary crisis in the course of a disease.
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