comorbid

adjective
co·​mor·​bid | \ (ˌ)kō-ˈmȯr-bəd How to pronounce comorbid (audio) \

Definition of comorbid

: existing simultaneously with and usually independently of another medical condition

Other Words from comorbid

comorbidity \ (ˌ)kō-​ˌmȯr-​ˈbi-​də-​tē How to pronounce comorbidity (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of comorbid

1981, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for comorbid

co- + morbid

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The first known use of comorbid was in 1981

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“Comorbid.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/comorbid. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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comorbid

adjective
co·​mor·​bid | \ (ˌ)kō-ˈmȯr-bəd How to pronounce comorbid (audio) \

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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