comorbidity

noun
co·​mor·​bid·​i·​ty | \ -mȯr-ˈbid-ə-tē How to pronounce comorbidity (audio) \
plural comorbidities

Medical Definition of comorbidity

: a comorbid condition diabetes patients tend to present with a long list of comorbidities— Fred Gebhart also : the occurrence of comorbid conditions : occurrence as a comorbid condition the hallmark of depression in older people is its comorbidity with medical illness United States Department of Health & Human Services

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“Comorbidity.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/comorbidity. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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