concomitant symptom


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ac·ces·so·ry symp·tom

a symptom that usually but not always accompanies a certain disease, as distinguished from a pathognomonic symptom.

concomitant symptom

any symptom that accompanies a primary symptom.

ac·ces·so·ry symp·tom

(ak-ses'ŏr-ē simp'tŏm)
A symptom that usually but not always accompanies a certain disease, as distinguished from a pathognomonic symptom.
Synonym(s): concomitant symptom.

ac·ces·so·ry symp·tom

(ak-ses'ŏr-ē simp'tŏm)
Symptom that usually but not always accompanies a specific disease, as distinguished from a pathognomonic symptom.
Synonym(s): concomitant symptom.
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