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Asymptomatic vs. Symptomatic

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Asymptomaticadjective

(pathology) Not exhibiting any symptoms of disease.

Symptomaticadjective

(medicine) Showing symptoms.

Asymptomaticnoun

A patient who exhibits no symptoms of disease.

Symptomaticadjective

Relating to, based on, or constituting a symptom.

‘The city's problems are symptomatic of the crisis that is spreading throughout the country.’;

Asymptomatic

showing no symptoms of disease.

Symptomaticadjective

(medicine) Relating to symptomatics

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Asymptomaticadjective

having no symptoms of illness or disease

Symptomaticadjective

Of or pertaining to symptoms; happening in concurrence with something; being a symptom; indicating the existence of something else.

‘Symptomatic of a shallow understanding and an unamiable temper.’;

Asymptomatic

In medicine, any disease is classified asymptomatic if a patient tests as carrier for a disease or infection but experiences no symptoms. Whenever a medical condition fails to show noticeable symptoms after a diagnosis it might be considered asymptomatic.

Symptomaticadjective

According to symptoms; as, a symptomatical classification of diseases.

Symptomaticadjective

characteristic or indicative of e.g. a disease;

‘a diagnostic sign of yellow fever’; ‘diagnostic information’; ‘a rash symptomatic of scarlet fever’; ‘symptomatic of insanity’; ‘a rise in crime symptomatic of social breakdown’;

Symptomaticadjective

relating to or according to or affecting a symptom or symptoms;

‘symptomatic relief’; ‘symptomatic treatment’; ‘a symptomatic classification of diseases’;

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