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status

 [sta´tus, stat´us] (L.)
state, particularly in reference to a morbid condition.
absence status sustained clouding of consciousness for several hours, with no interval of normal mental activity, and with few stereotyped movements or no abnormal motor activity.
status asthma´ticus a particularly severe episode of asthma that does not respond adequately to ordinary therapeutic measures and usually requires hospitalization.
status epilep´ticus rapid succession of epileptic spasms without intervals of consciousness; brain damage may result.
status lympha´ticus lymphatism.
performance status ability of a patient to function, as measured by a performance scale.
status thymicolympha´ticus a condition resembling lymphatism, with enlargement of lymphadenoid tissue and of the thymus as the special influencing factor; formerly thought to be the cause of sudden death in children.
status verruco´sus a wartlike appearance of the cerebral cortex, produced by disorderly arrangement of the neuroblasts, so that the formation of fissures and sulci is irregular and unpredictable.
status (omaha) in the omaha system, the condition of the client in relation to objective and subjective defining characteristics.

sta·tus

(stā'tŭs, stat'ŭs), The correct plural of this word is status, not stati.
A state or condition.
[L. a way of standing]

status

/sta·tus/ (sta´tus) [L.] state; particularly used in reference to a morbid condition.
status asthma´ticus  a particularly severe asthmatic attack that does not respond adequately to usual therapy and may require hospitalization.
complex partial status  status epilepticus consisting of a series of complex partial seizures without return to full consciousness in between.
status epilep´ticus  a continuous series of generalized tonic-clonic seizures, or similar seizures, without return to consciousness between them.
status lympha´ticus , status thymicolympha´ticus hyperplasia of lymphoid tissue and the thymus.
status verruco´sus  a wartlike appearance of the cerebral cortex, produced by disorderly arrangement of the neuroblasts so that the formation of fissures and sulci is irregular and unpredictable.

status

[stā′təs, stat′əs]
Etymology: L, condition
1 a specified state or condition, such as emotional status.
2 an unremitting state or condition, such as status asthmaticus.

status

Medtalk A condition or state. See Code status, Diversion status, DNI status, ECOG performance status, Mental status, Provisional status, Serostatus, Socioeconomic status.

sta·tus

(stat'ŭs)
A state or condition.
[L. a way of standing]

sta·tus

(stat'ŭs) The correct plural of this word is status, not stati.
A state or condition.
[L. a way of standing]

status (stat´us),

n state or condition.
status asthmaticus
n a continual worsening of an asthmatic condition even with the use of medications for therapeutic purposes; may cause life-threatening situations; creates tremendous strain on the respiratory and circulatory systems.
status epilepticus
n a seizure lasting more than 30 minutes, or a series of seizures without pause between them. Patient often does not respond to medication.
status lymphaticus,
n an enlargement of lymphoid tissue, particularly the thymus, in children. It may lead to sudden death under inhalation anesthesia.
status thymicolymphaticus,
n a constitutional disturbance of controversial existence believed to be responsible in some way for sudden and unexplained deaths from trivial causes such as the extraction of teeth. Enlargement of the thymus and lymphoid tissue and underdevelopment of the adrenal glands, gonads, and cardiovascular system are evident.

status

[L.] condition, state.

status asthmaticus
asthmatic crisis; a sudden, intense and continuous asthmatic attack with dyspnea, gagging and cyanosis. May be seen in feline bronchial asthma.
status epilepticus
rapid succession of epileptic spasms without intervals of consciousness; brain damage may result.
status spongiosum
see spongy degeneration.
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