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Relevant; clinically meaningful.

pertinent negative

An element of the patient's history that aids diagnosis because the patient denies that it is present.

pertinent positive

An element of a patient's history that aids diagnosis because the patient affirms that it is present.
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More pertinently, a literary reading that eschews irony has sold its birthri ght.
More pertinently, the sanctions against Iraq remain in place.
These "tears," as Hirschhorn calls the more bulbous among the meandering structures, often grow in size and shape to form veritable caves of stalactites and stalagmites, and they make the universal reification of all spatial experience, its total permeation by objects, pertinently palpable.
The translucent transience of life flowing has seldom been more poignantly and pertinently evoked.
On the September night that Denmark shocked the European Union establishment to the core by voting against membership in the euro-zone--but far more pertinently against the entire process of European political integration--a commentator from German radio was interviewed, a grainy photograph of Berlin's totemic Brandenburg Gate behind him.
Throughout his study, Bravmann loses sight of the more pertinently queer enterprise of disrupting normative heterosexuality.
704-3 (a)(1) pertinently provides that"[a]n allocation method is not necessarily unreasonable merely because another allocation method would result in a higher aggregate tax liability.
More pertinently, however, is a desire to remain free from exogenous factors affecting the ability to secure sufficient imports.
Pertinently, all Hurriyet groups including the forum led by Syed Ali Gilani, Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front and Hurriyet Conference Jammu and Kashmir have expressed their resentment against New Delhi's plan to settle nonKashmiris in the territory.
But there's no doubt that in terms of pure entertainment and drama, darts ticks all the boxes required of a successful sport - and, perhaps more pertinently, one ready-made for television.
Pertinently, 67 Kashmiri students of Swami Vivekananda Subharti University in Meerut were expelled from the hostel for supporting the Pakistan cricket team against India on Sunday last.