intercurrent disease


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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.

in·ter·cur·rent dis·ease

a new disease occurring during the course of another disease, not related to the primary disease process.
See also: intercurrent.

intercurrent disease

[-kur′ənt]
Etymology: L, intercurrere, to run between
a disease that develops in and may alter the course of another disease.

intercurrent

occurring during the course of.

intercurrent disease
a disease occurring during the course of another disease with which it has no connection.
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