complication

A watchmaker's term for pocket watches that not only tell the time, but incorporate extra features such as automatically changing calendars, stopwatch or repeater mechanisms.

Complication

A twist introduced into a play which heightens tension and prolongs the climax of the story.

complication

  1. a situation or condition that is complex or confused
  2. any disease or disorder that occurs during the course of (or because of) another disease
  3. puzzling complexity

Complication

• (n.) A disease or diseases, or adventitious circumstances or conditions, coexistent with and modifying a primary disease, but not necessarily connected with it. • (n.) The act or process of complicating; the state of being complicated; intricate or confused relation of parts; entanglement; complexity.Complication: words in the definitio...
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complication

'The interplay between character and event which builds up a tension and develops a problem out of the original situation given in the story.' (Understanding Fiction).
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complication

(kom″plĭ-ka´shәn) one or more disease(s) concurrent with another disease. the occurrence of two or more diseases in the same patient. an injury or disorder occurring in a patient with a pre-existing condition.
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complication

(L. complicatio from cum together + plicare to fold) 1. a disease or diseases concurrent with another disease. 2. the concurrence of two or more diseases in the same patient.
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Complication

(Lat. com + plicatio, folded together) The union or act of combining more or less disparate elements into a single whole impression or idea. The term usually has reference to the synthesis of sense data in perceptions, or of perceptions in a unifying idea. -- O.F.K.
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complication

ramification noun a development that complicates a situation; `the court`s decision had many unforeseen ramifications`
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Complication

[horology] In horology (study of clocks), complication refers to any feature in a timepiece beyond the simple display of hours and minutes. A timepiece indicating only hours and minutes is otherwise known as a simple movement. Common complications are day/date displays, chronographs, and automatic winding mechanisms. That a watch movement m...
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Complication

[medicine] Complication, in medicine, is an unfavorable evolution of a disease, a health condition or a therapy. The disease can become worse in its severity or show a higher number of signs, symptoms or new pathological changes, become widespread throughout the body or affect other organ systems. A new disease may also appear as a complica...
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Complication

Com`pli·ca'tion noun [ Latin compliasion : confer French complication .] 1. The act or process of complicating; the state of being complicated; intricate or confused relation of parts; entanglement; complexity. « A complication of diseases. Macaulay. »...
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Complication

A medical condition that arises during a course of treatment and is expected to increase the length of stay by at least one day for most patients.
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Complication

A medical problem that occurs during a disease or after a procedure or treatment. The complication may be caused by the disease, procedure, or treatment or may be unrelated to them.
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complication

A term used to describe additional medical problems that develop following a procedure, treatment or illness. Complications are usually directly or indirectly related to a procedure (risk of the procedure), treatment (side effect or toxicity) or illness. ... Origin: L. Complicatio ... (29 Sep 1997) ...
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complication

A watch function other than basic time keeping. Some popular complications include chronographs, minute repeaters, tourbillions and perpetual calendars
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complication

A watchmaker's term for pocket watches that not only tell the time, but incorporate extra features such as automatically changing calendars, stopwatch or repeater mechanisms.
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Complication

Complication: In medicine, an additional problem that arises following a procedure, treatment or illness and is secondary to it. A complication complicates the situation.
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complication

In medicine, a medical problem that occurs during a disease, or after a procedure or treatment. The complication may be caused by the disease, procedure, or treatment or may be unrelated to them.
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Complication

In medicine, an additional problem that arises following a procedure, treatment or illness and is secondary to it. A complication complicates the situation.
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complication

the act or process of complicating
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complication

Type: Term Pronunciation: kom′pli-kā′shŭn Definitions: 1. A morbid process or event that occurs during the course of a disease that is not an essential part of that disease, although it may result from it or from independent causes.
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complication

[n] - any disease or disorder that occurs during the course of (or because of) another disease 2. [n] - a situation or condition that is complex or confused 3. [n] - a development that complicates a situation 4. [n] - the act or process of complicating
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