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epicrisis

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[ ih-pik-ruh-sis ]
/ ɪˈpɪk rə sɪs /
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noun

a critical study or evaluation.

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Origin of epicrisis

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

Definition for epicrisis (2 of 2)

epicrisis2
[ ep-i-krahy-sis, ep-ee- ]
/ ˈɛp ɪˌkraɪ sɪs, ˈɛp i- /

noun Medicine/Medical.

something that follows a crisis; a secondary crisis.

Origin of epicrisis

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British Dictionary definitions for epicrisis

epicrisis
/ (ˈɛpɪˌkraɪsɪs) /

noun

pathol a secondary crisis occurring in the course of a disease

Word Origin for epicrisis

C20: from epi- + crisis
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Medical definitions for epicrisis

epicrisis
[ ĕp′ĭ-krīsĭs, ĕpĭ-krī′sĭs ]

n.

A secondary crisis in the course of a disease.
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