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comorbid

adjective co·mor·bid \(ˌ)kō-ˈmr-bəd\

Definition of COMORBID

:  existing simultaneously with and usually independently of another medical condition
co·mor·bid·i·ty \-ˌmr-ˈbi-də-tē\ noun

Origin of COMORBID

co- + morbid
First Known Use: 1981
Medical Dictionary

comorbid

adjective co·mor·bid \(ˌ)kō-ˈmr-bəd\

Medical Definition of COMORBID

:  existing simultaneously with and usually independently of another medical condition <laparoscopic surgery for symptomatic gallstones may be contraindicated by comorbid cardiopulmonary disease>

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