Definition of symptomatic
- symptomatic epilepsy resulting from brain damage
- symptomatic treatment
- a symptomatic patient
a fever's refusal to respond to antibiotics is symptomatic of a viral infection
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medical : showing that a particular disease is present
: relating to or showing symptoms of a disease
: showing the existence of a particular problem
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