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transitive verb pre·sent \pri-ˈzent\

Medical Definition of present

  1. :  to show or manifest <patients who present symptoms of malaria>

  2. intransitive verb

  3. 1a:  to become manifest <Lyme disease often presents with erythema migrans, fatigue, fever, and chills>b:  to come forward as a patient <he presented with grossly swollen ankles and large varicose veins—T. E. Greene>

  4. 2:  to become directed toward the opening of the uterus—used of a fetus or a part of a fetus <babies which present by breech—Year Book of Obstetrics & Gynecology>





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