[ koh-mawr-bid ]
/ koʊˈmɔr bɪd /
(of medical conditions) present simultaneously in a patient: comorbid insomnia and anxiety; depression comorbid with phobias; diabetics with comorbid hypertension.
Origin of comorbid
Related formsco·mor·bid·i·ty, noun
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Word Origin and History for comorbidity
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Medicine definitions for comorbidity
[ kō′môr-bĭd′ĭ-tē ]
A concomitant but unrelated pathological or disease process.
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