comorbid

adjective co·mor·bid \ (ˌ)kō-ˈmȯr-bəd \

Definition of comorbid

: existing simultaneously with and usually independently of another medical condition

comorbidity

play \(ˌ)kō-ˌmȯr-ˈbi-də-tē\ noun

Origin and Etymology of comorbid

co- + morbid

Medical Dictionary

comorbid

adjective co·mor·bid \ (ˌ)kō-ˈmȯr-bəd \

medical Definition of comorbid

: existing simultaneously with and usually independently of another medical condition
  • laparoscopic surgery for symptomatic gallstones may be contraindicated by comorbid cardiopulmonary disease

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