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symptomatic

[simp-tuh-mat-ik]
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adjective
  1. pertaining to a symptom or symptoms.
  2. of the nature of or constituting a symptom; indicative (often fol by of): a condition symptomatic of cholera; a disagreement that was symptomatic of the deterioration in their relationship.
  3. according to symptoms: a symptomatic classification of disease.
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Sometimes symp·to·mat·i·cal.

Origin of symptomatic

1690–1700; < Medieval Latin symptōmaticus, equivalent to Late Latin symptōmat- (stem of symptōma) symptom + -icus -ic
Related formssymp·to·mat·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·symp·to·mat·ic, adjectivepre·symp·to·mat·ic, adjectivepseu·do·symp·to·mat·ic, adjectiveun·symp·to·mat·ic, adjectiveun·symp·to·mat·i·cal, adjectiveun·symp·to·mat·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for pseudo-symptomatic

symptomatic

adjective
  1. (often foll by of) being a symptom; indicativesymptomatic of insanity
  2. of or relating to a symptom or symptoms
  3. according to symptomsa symptomatic analysis of a case
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Derived Formssymptomatically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for pseudo-symptomatic

symptomatic

adj.

1690s, from French symptomatique or directly from Late Latin symptomaticus, from symptomat-, stem of symptoma (see symptom). Related: Symptomatical (1580s).

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pseudo-symptomatic in Medicine

symptomatic

(sĭm′tə-mătĭk, sĭmp′-)
adj.
  1. Of, relating to, or based on symptoms.
  2. Constituting a symptom, as of a disease.
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