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emergent

 [e-mer´jent]
1. coming out from a cavity or other part.
2. coming on suddenly.

e·mer·gent

(ē-mĕr'jent),
1. Arising suddenly and unexpectedly, calling for quick judgment and prompt action.
2. Coming out; leaving a cavity or other part.

emergent

/emer·gent/ (e-mer´jent)
1. coming out from a cavity or other part.
2. pertaining to an emergency.

emergent

[imur′jənt]
Etymology: L, emergens, emerging
arising, often unexpectedly, or improving or modifying an existing thing.

emergent

Medspeak
adjective Referring to that which is becoming manifest—i.e., emerging.

Molecular biology
adjective Referring to a property in a system that cannot be predicted from the starting conditions.

emergent

adjective Referring to that which is becoming manifest. See Emergent disease.

e·mer·gent

(ē-mĕr'jĕnt)
1. Arising suddenly and unexpectedly, calling for quick judgment and prompt action.
2. Coming out; leaving a cavity or other part.

emergent

  1. an aquatic plant having most of its structure above water.
  2. a tree which exceeds the height of the canopy.

e·mer·gent

(ē-mĕr'jĕnt)
1. Arising suddenly, calling for prompt action.
2. Coming out; leaving a cavity or other part.

emergent

1. coming out from a cavity or other part.
2. coming on suddenly.

emergent diseases
diseases that are emerging or exploding in any area of the world, either as de novo diseases or ones whose boundaries are expanding. Examples would be Ebola virus and West Nile virus. Followed by an emerging number of veterinary, medical and microbiological journals. The emergence of human, plant and animal diseases is the focus of the Federation of American Scientists and the internet web site of the International Society for Infectious Diseases, ProMED-mail (www.promedmail.org).