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supervene

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intransitive verb su·per·vene \ˌsü-pər-ˈvēn\

Medical Definition of supervene

supervened; supervening

  1. :  to follow or result as an additional, adventitious, or unlooked-for development (as in the course of a disease) <the majority of patients die once this complication supervenesScientific American Medicine>




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