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comorbid

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adjective co·mor·bid \(ˌ)kō-ˈmȯr-bəd\

Definition of comorbid

  1. :  existing simultaneously with and usually independently of another medical condition

co·mor·bid·i·ty play \-ˌmȯr-ˈbi-də-tē\ noun


Origin of comorbid

co- + morbid


First Known Use: 1981


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comorbid

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adjective co·mor·bid \(ˌ)kō-ˈmȯr-bəd\

Medical Definition of comorbid

  1. :  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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