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intercurrent

[ in-ter-kur-uhnt, -kuhr- ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈkɜr ənt, -ˈkʌr- /
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adjective
intervening, as of time or events.
Pathology. (of a disease) occurring while another disease is in progress.
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Origin of intercurrent

1605–15; <Latin intercurrent- (stem of intercurrēns) present participle of intercurrere to run between. See inter-, current

OTHER WORDS FROM intercurrent

in·ter·cur·rence, nounin·ter·cur·rent·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for intercurrent

intercurrent
/ (ˌɪntəˈkʌrənt) /

adjective
occurring during or in between; intervening
pathol (of a disease) occurring during the course of another disease

Derived forms of intercurrent

intercurrence, nounintercurrently, adverb
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Medical definitions for intercurrent

intercurrent
[ ĭn′tər-kûrənt ]

adj.
Occurring in addition to and usually altering the course of another disease.
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