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Medical Dictionary


adj pa·tho·gno·mon·ic \ˌpath-ə(g)-nō-ˈmän-ik\

Medical Definition of PATHOGNOMONIC

:  distinctively characteristic of a particular disease or condition <erosions, which are virtually pathognomonic of GERD—Barbara Baker>


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