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Medtalk An ↑ in seriousness, intensity or severity of disease; worsening Vox populi An annoyance
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Intensification of severity.
[L. aggravatio, fr. ag-gravo, ag-gravatus, to make serious]
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Another term used by homeopaths for the healing crisis.
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