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adj symp·tom·at·ic \ˌsim(p)-tə-ˈmat-ik\

Medical Definition of SYMPTOMATIC

a :  being a symptom of a disease <gummas symptomatic of syphilis> b :  having the characteristics of a particular disease but arising from another cause <symptomatic epilepsy resulting from brain damage>
:  concerned with or affecting symptoms <symptomatic treatment>
:  having symptoms <a symptomatic patient>
symp·tom·at·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
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