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morbid

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adjective mor·bid \ˈmȯr-bəd\

Medical Definition of morbid

  1. 1a:  of, relating to, or characteristic of diseaseb:  affected with or induced by disease <a morbid condition> <morbid alteration of tissues>c:  productive of disease <morbid substances>

  2. 2:  abnormally susceptible to or characterized by gloomy or unwholesome feelings





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