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acritical

[ ey-krit-i-kuhl ]
/ eɪˈkrɪt ɪ kəl /
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adjective

not critical.
Medicine/Medical. (of a disease) not showing a crisis.

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Origin of acritical

First recorded in 1860–65; a-6 + critical
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Medical definitions for acritical

acritical
[ ā-krĭtĭ-kəl, ə-krĭt- ]

adj.

Not critical; not marked by crisis.
Indeterminate, especially concerning prognosis.
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