[ ey-simp-tuh-mat-ik ]
/ ˌeɪ sɪmp təˈmæt ɪk /
(of a disease or other medical condition) presenting no symptoms or evidence of illness or abnormality: Not only is hypertension one of the most serious chronic conditions, it is also classically asymptomatic.
(of a person with a disease or other medical condition) experiencing no symptoms or evidence of illness or abnormality: Asymptomatic parents are understandably distressed to learn they may have passed a debilitating affliction on to their children.
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British Dictionary definitions for asymptomatically
/ (æˌsɪmptəˈmætɪk, eɪ-) /
(of a disease or suspected disease) without symptoms; providing no subjective evidence of existence
Derived forms of asymptomaticasymptomatically, adverb
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Medical definitions for asymptomatically
[ ā′sĭmp-tə-măt′ĭk ]
Exhibiting or producing no symptoms.
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