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occult

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adjective oc·cult \ə-ˈkəlt, ˈäk-ˌəlt\

Medical Definition of occult

  1. :  not manifest or detectable by clinical methods alone <occult carcinoma>; also :  not present in macroscopic amounts <occult blood in a stool specimen> <fecal occult blood testing>—compare gross 1b





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