con·​cor·​dant | \ kən-ˈkȯr-dᵊnt How to pronounce concordant (audio) , kän- \

Definition of concordant

Other Words from concordant

concordantly adverb

Examples of concordant in a Sentence

All three tests have concordant results. the movie's opening-weekend gross was fairly concordant with box-office returns for that genre
Recent Examples on the Web Two knots are concordant when they can be connected by a smooth cylinder in four-dimensional space. Quanta Magazine, 18 May 2022 Numerous studies have found that patients of color experience better health care outcomes and higher satisfaction when cared for by racially and ethnically concordant physicians. Shenelle Wilson, STAT, 15 Mar. 2022 Providers who are not racially/ethnically concordant with their patients—that is, both come from different racial or ethnic background—may incorrectly conflate race, ethnicity and ancestry. Ashley Andreou, Scientific American, 7 June 2021 Occasionally histrionic descriptions of his life and most famous paintings are thus entirely concordant. Washington Post, 31 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of concordant

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for concordant

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin concordant-, concordans

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con·​cor·​dant | \ kən-ˈkȯrd-ᵊnt How to pronounce concordant (audio) \

Medical Definition of concordant

of twins
: similar with respect to one or more particular characters — compare discordant

Other Words from concordant

concordance \ -​ᵊn(t)s How to pronounce concordant (audio) \ noun

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