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er·rat·ic

(ĕ-rat'ik),
1. Synonym(s): eccentric (1)
2. Denoting symptoms that vary in intensity, frequency, or location.
[L. erro, pp. erratus, to wander]
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erratic

(ĭ-răt′ĭk) [L. errare, to wander]
Having an unpredictable or fluctuating course or pattern; wandering.
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er·rat·ic

(ĕ-rat'ik)
1. Synonym(s): eccentric (1) .
2. Denoting symptoms that vary in intensity, frequency, or location.
[L. erro, pp. erratus, to wander]
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