Type: Term Pronunciation: kō′mōr-bid′i-tē Definitions: 1. A concomitant but unrelated pathologic or disease process; usually used in epidemiology to indicate the coexistence of two or more disease processes.
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Comorbidity: The coexistence of two or more disease processes.
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The presence of coexisting or additional diseases with reference to an initial diagnosis or with reference to the index condition that is the subject of study. Comorbidity may affect the ability of affected individuals to function and also their survival; it may be used as a prognostic indicator for...
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(ko″mor-bid´ĭ-te) a comorbid disease or condition. the state of being comorbid. the extent to which two pathological conditions occur together in a given population.
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In medicine, comorbidity is either the presence of one or more disorders (or diseases) in addition to a primary disease or disorder, or the effect of such additional disorders or diseases. == In medicine == In medicine, comorbidity describes the effect of all other diseases an individual patient mi...
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(n.), potentially fatal side-effect brought about by a disease process. Specific to morbid obesity, excess buildup of fatty tissue can cause comorbidities such as diabetes and cardiac arrest.
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The condition of having two or more diseases at the same time.
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1) The coexistence of two or more disease processes
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