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insidious

 [in-sid´e-us]
coming on stealthily; of gradual and subtle development.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

in·sid·i·ous

(in-sid'ē-ŭs),
Treacherous; stealthy; denoting a disease that progresses gradually with inapparent symptoms.
[L. insidiosus, cunning, fr. insidiae (pl.), an ambush]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

in·sid·i·ous

(in-sid'ē-ŭs)
Treacherous; stealthy; denoting a disease that progresses gradually with inapparent symptoms.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

insidious

Of disease, occurring or progressing in an imperceptible manner so as to reach a harmful stage before being suspected.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Insidious

Developing in a stealthy or gradual manner. Sydenham's chorea may have an insidious onset.
Mentioned in: Sydenham's Chorea
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

in·sid·i·ous

(in-sid'ē-ŭs)
Treacherous; stealthy; denoting a disease that progresses gradually with inapparent symptoms.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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