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pertinent positive

An element of a patient's history that aids diagnosis because the patient affirms that it is present.
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The calm, precise method of dissecting a case, detailing pertinent positive and negative findings, and feeling the aura that (to them) seems to exude from a study.
This is a healthy postmenopausal woman who is not taking HRT and has no pertinent positive medical history, aside from urogenital atrophy and osteopenia.
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