accessory symptom


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

ac·ces·so·ry symp·tom

a symptom that usually but not always accompanies a certain disease, as distinguished from a pathognomonic symptom.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

accessory symptom

A minor symptom, or a nonpathognomonic one.
Synonym: assident symptom
See also: symptom
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
Therefore, the influence of TJ-15 on the accessory symptoms of hypertension does not seem attributable to an antihypertensive action.
Patients who present with any of the five accessory symptoms of hypertension (irritability, anxiety, sleep disorder, hot flushes, and facial suffusion) at the beginning of the observation period that is classified as grade + + (i.e., the symptom is present, but is tolerable).