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intercurrent

 [in″ter-kur´ent]
pertaining to a process that occurs during the course of some other event.
intercurrent disease a disease occurring during the course of another disease with which it has no connection.
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·ter·cur·rent

(in'tĕr-kūr'ent),
Intervening; said of a disease attacking a person already ill of another malady.
See also: intercurrent disease.
[inter- + L. curro, pr. p. currens (-ent-), to run]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

intercurrent

(ĭn′tər-kûr′ənt, -kŭr′-)
adj.
Occurring at the same time as and usually altering the course of another disease.
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in·ter·cur·rent

(in'tĕr-kŭr'ĕnt)
Intervening; said of a disease attacking a person who already has another disease.
[inter- + L. curro, pr. p. currens (-ent-), to run]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

intercurrent

Pertaining to any disease, especially an infectious disease, affecting a person already suffering from another disease.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

in·ter·cur·rent

(in'tĕr-kŭr'ĕnt)
Intervening; said of a disease attacking a person already ill of another malady.
[inter- + L. curro, pr. p. currens (-ent-), to run]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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