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a·po·gee

(ap'ō-jē),
The peak of severity of the clinical manifestations of an illness.
[Fr., fr. Mod. L. apogaeum, fr. G. apogaios, far from the earth, fr. apo, + gaia, earth]

apogee

[ap′əjē]
Etymology: Gk, apo + ge, earth
the climax of a disease or the period of greatest severity of signs and symptoms, usually followed by a crisis.

apogee

An obsolete term for the peak of a fever or illness; i.e., crisis.

a·po·gee

(ap'ō-jē)
The peak of severity of the clinical manifestations of an illness.
[Fr., fr. Mod. L. apogaeum, fr. G. apogaios, far from the earth, fr. apo, + gaia, earth]

a·po·gee

(ap'ō-jē)
The peak of severity of the clinical manifestations of an illness.
[Fr., fr. Mod. L. apogaeum, fr. G. apogaios, far from the earth, fr. apo, + gaia, earth]

apogee

the state of greatest severity of a disease.