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epicrisis

noun epic·ri·sis \ i-ˈpik-rə-səs \

medical Definition of epicrisis

: a critical or analytical summing up especially of a medical case history

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epicrisis

noun epi·cri·sis \ ˈep-i-ˌkrī-səs , ˌep-i-ˈ \

medical Definition of epicrisis

plural epicrises play \-ˌsēz\
: something that follows a crisis; specifically : a secondary crisis

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