Acerbation | definition of acerbation by Medical dictionary
acerbation Making more severe, sharp or painful. The commoner term, in medicine, is EXACERBATION.
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OF LICHEN PLANUS DURING INTERFERON ALFA-2A THERAPY FOR CHRONIC ACTIVE HEPATITIS C.
illnesses, conditions, chronic disease acerbations life-hazardous for
chronic disease acerbations life-hazardous for the patient, including:
In executive office this might serve him ill when fast action was needed or when political acerbations
made reasoned consideration impossible, but it served him well when deliberation was in order and when national policy required long-range wisdom and consistency.