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fit

(fit),
1. An attack of an acute disease or the sudden appearance of some symptom, such as coughing.
2. A convulsion.
3. (plural) epilepsy.
4. In dentistry, the adaptation of any dental restoration, for example, of an inlay to the cavity preparation in a tooth, or of a denture to its basal seat.
[A.S. fitt]

fit

(fit)
1. seizure (2).
2. the adaptation of one structure into another.

fit

(fĭt)
n.
1. Medicine
a. A seizure or convulsion, especially one caused by epilepsy.
b. The sudden appearance of a symptom such as coughing or sneezing.
2. A sudden outburst of emotion: a fit of jealousy.
3. A sudden period of vigorous activity.

fit

1 nontechnical, a paroxysm or seizure.
2 the sudden onset of an episode of symptoms, such as a fit of coughing.
3 the manner in which one surface is aligned to another, such as the alignment of a denture with the gingiva and jaw.

fit

Dentistry
verb To adapt a denture to its basal seat in the jaw.

Medspeak
adjective In good health; as in, “Mr Peterson is a fit 82-year-old who came to my clinic complaining of right-sided weakness.”

noun A paroxysm—e.g., a tussive fit.

Neurology
noun Convulsion, seizure.
   
Sexology
adjective Sexually attractive; as in, “That person looks fit.”

fit

(fit)
1. An attack of an acute disease or the sudden appearance of some symptom, such as coughing.
2. A convulsion.
3. See: epilepsy
4. dentistry The adaptation of any dental restoration, e.g., of an inlay to the cavity preparation in a tooth, or of a denture to its basal seat.
[A.S. fitt]

fit

A sudden acute attack of any disorder, especially an epileptic seizure.

fit

(fit)
1. In dentistry, adaptation of any dental restoration, e.g., of an inlay to the cavity preparation in a tooth, or of a denture to its basal seat.
2. A convulsion.
3. Epileptic seizure.
[A.S. fitt]

fit

1. an episode characterized by inappropriate and involuntary motor activity. In humans there are similar psychic disturbances as well. The most common manifestation is a convulsion; similar involuntary movements of restricted parts of the body would also fit this description. Called also convulsion, seizure.
2. the quality of similarity between two sets of data.

goodness of fit
the degree of similarity between two sets of data, e.g. the frequencies of two attributes; a test for the significance of the similarity.

Patient discussion about fit

Q. I mean what this fitness is all about….. I know nutritious diet is important for good health but why is the need for fitness …..I mean what this fitness is all about…..

A. Fitness can help you live longer and has been proven to help the body, muscles, bones not age as much as if you were inactive...

Q. What does the concept of fitness stands for?

A. Dagmar said it well.

Q. what does fitness include?

A. The term 'fitness' refers to general fitness (a state of health and well-being) and specific fitness (the ability to perform specific aspects of sports or occupations).Physical fitness is the functioning of the heart, blood vessels, lungs, and muscles to function at optimum efficiency, therefore, it is now defined as the body’s ability to function efficiently.

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