chronic

Persistent, long-lasting (as opposed to acute). Chronic inflammation is generally a response to a persistant antigenic stimulus.

Chronic

Persisting over a long duration. Applied to a disease.

Chronic

A chronic disease is a disease that is long-lasting or recurrent. The term chronic describes the course of the disease, or its rate of onset and development. Chronic can refer to a persistent and lasting medical condition, such as diabetes.

Chronic

Describes any illness that is long standing. It does not mean severe

Chronic

Not acute; of long duration e.g. 'chronic disease or infection'.

Chronic

Used to describe recurring symptoms or disease.
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chronic

[adj] - having a habit of long standing 2. [adj] - (medicine) being long-lasting and recurrent or characterized by long suffering
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chronic

A chronic condition is one which is ongoing or recurring. Chronic medical conditions include diabetes, epilepsy, and chronic fatigue syndrome.
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Chronic

Long term, e.g., a medical problem that is continuous and lasts for a long period of time.
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chronic

describes something that is long-lasting. Opposite of acute.
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Chronic

Lasting for a long time or returning.
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chronic

antonym acute Long-term, (in relation to exposure or effect).
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Chronic

describes a disorder that continues for a long period of time
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Chronic

Chronic usually means a condition that continues for a long time or keeps coming back.
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Chronic

Long-term or prolonged; applied to a disease that is not acute
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Chronic

of long standing as opposed to acute which means of recent origin
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Chronic

A disease or imbalance of long, slow duration, showing little overall change and characterized by periods of remission interspersed with acute episodes. The opposite of acute.
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chronic

Continuing for a long time.
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Chronic

Slowly developing and long lasting.
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Chronic

Chronic: This important term in medicine comes from the Greek chronos, time and means lasting a long time. A chronic condition is one lasting 3 months or more, by the definition of the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics. In ancient Greece, the "father of medicine" Hippocrates distinguished diseases that were acute (abrupt, sharp a...
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Chronic

Chron'ic adjective [ Latin chronicus , Greek ... concerning time, from ... time: confer French chronique .] 1. Relating to time; according to time. 2. Continuing for a long time; lingering; habitual. Chronic disease , one which is inveterate, of long continua...
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chronic

Persisting over a long period of time. ... Origin: L. Chronicus, Gr. Chronos = time ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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chronic

adjective being long-lasting and recurrent or characterized by long suffering; `chronic indigestion`; `a chronic shortage of funds`; `a chronic invalid`
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chronic

(kron´ik) persisting for a long time; applied to a morbid state, designating one showing little change or extremely slow progression over a long period.
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Chronic

• (a.) Relating to time; according to time. • (a.) Continuing for a long time; lingering; habitual.
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