A lessening in the severity of symptoms or their temporary disappearance during the course of an illness.
(L. remissio) a diminution or abatement of the symptoms of a disease; also the period during which such diminution occurs.Found on http://users.ugent.be/~rvdstich/eugloss/DIC/dictio76.html
(re-mish´әn) diminution or abatement of the symptoms of a disease; the period during which such diminution occurs.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
- an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease) 2. [n] - the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court)Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=remission
• (n.) Act of sending in payment, as money; remittance. • (n.) The act of remitting, surrendering, resigning, or giving up. • (n.) A temporary and incomplete subsidence of the force or violence of a disease or of pain, as destinguished from intermission, in which the disease completely leaves the patient for a time; abatement. •...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/remission/
<oncology> A complete or partial disappearance of the signs and symptoms of disease in response to treatment. The period during which a disease is under control. A remission, however, is not necessarily a cure. ... Origin: L. Remissio ... (14 May 1997) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
(law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court)Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=remission
an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease); `his cancer is in remission`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=remission
Remission (lat. remittere), in spectroscopy, is the reflection or scattering of light by a material. Similar to the word `re-emission`, it is the light which is scattered back from a material, as opposed to that which is `transmitted` through the material. The word `re-emission` connotes no such directional character. Based o...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Remission_(spectroscopy)
[ French rémission
, Latin remissio
. See Remit
The act of remitting, surrendering, resigning, or giving up. 2.
Discharge from that which is due; relinquishment of a claim, right, or obligation; pardon of transgression; release from forfeit...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/R/48
A complete remission is when cancer goes away after treatment and there is no longer any sign of it. If the cancer has shrunk but not gone away completely, this is a partial remission.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21474
A decrease in or disappearance of signs and symptoms of cancer. In partial remission, some, but not all, signs and symptoms of cancer have disappeared. In complete remission, all signs and symptoms of cancer have disappeared, although cancer still may be in the body.Found on http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary?expand=R
A decrease in or disappearance of signs and symptoms of cancer. In partial remission, some, but not all, signs and symptoms of cancer have disappeared. In complete remission, all signs and symptoms of cancer have disappeared, although there still may be cancer in the body.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22237
A lessening in the severity of symptoms or their disappearance during the course of the illness. Remission may be temporary or permanent.
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an abatement in intensity or degreeFound on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/52257
Complete or partial disappearance of cancer cells and symptoms.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22247
Complete or partial disappearance of the signs and symptoms of disease. A remission, however, is not necessarily a cure.
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Disappearance of signs of a disease.Found on http://www.buylowdrugs.com/pharmacy-articles/Glossary-of-Common-Medical-Ter
If a cancer is in remission, there is no sign of it in examinations or tests. Doctors say 'remission' instead of cure because they cannot always be sure that all cancer cells are gone and the cancer won't come back. Generally, the longer the remission, the less likely this is.Found on http://www.cancerhelp.org.uk/utilities/glossary/index.htm?search=r
In medicine, temporary disappearance of symptoms during the course of a diseaseFound on http://www.talktalk.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0022328.html
Period during which symptoms of a disease diminish or disappear.
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Period when a chronic disease is inactive and causes no symptoms.
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Remission is when the symptoms of a condition are reduced (partial remission) or go away completely (complete remission).
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remission, remissive 1. A lessening of the symptoms of a disease, or their temporary reduction or disappearance. 2. A lessening or a reduction in the severity of something: 'The afternoon sun beat down without remission.' 3. A release from a debt, penalty, or obligation. 4. Pardon or forgiveness. 5. An instance or the action of remitting someth...Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/1319/6
Remission: Disappearance of the signs and symptoms of cancer or other disease. When this happens, the disease is said to be 'in remission.' A remission can be temporary or permanent.Found on http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=5296
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