intercurrent

adjective
in·​ter·​cur·​rent | \ ˌin-tər-ˈkər-ənt How to pronounce intercurrent (audio) , -ˈkə-rənt \

Definition of intercurrent

: occurring during and modifying the course of another disease an intercurrent infection

First Known Use of intercurrent

1684, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for intercurrent

Latin intercurrent-, intercurrens, present participle of intercurrere

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The first known use of intercurrent was in 1684

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“Intercurrent.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intercurrent. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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intercurrent

adjective
in·​ter·​cur·​rent | \ ˌint-ər-ˈkər-ənt, -ˈkə-rənt How to pronounce intercurrent (audio) \

Medical Definition of intercurrent

: occurring during and modifying the course of another disease an intercurrent infection

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