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overt

(ō-vĕrt) [O.Fr. “open”]
Easily observable; clinically obvious; symptomatic. When said of diseases, it is the opposite of occult.

overt

Obvious.
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A significant difference was found between the patients with overt hypothyroidism and those with subclinical hypothyroidism in terms of VAS scores [median VAS scores: 50.
Therefore, the following battery of assays, PT/FIB/D-dimer/CBC, should be adequate in the evaluation of overt DIC, without the inclusion of a fibrin monomer assay.
Replicating a study with elementary-age children (Crick & Grotpeter, 1995), Crick and her colleagues analyzed a combination of teacher ratings and peer nominations in a preschool sample and found evidence of both relational and overt aggression as independent factors (Crick et al.
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Throughout, the dancers take Polaroids of themselves--an arm, part of a face--all fragmentary records of an instant of the performance, and Fragile's most overt nod to its title.