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prog·nos·tic

(prog-nos'tik),
1. Relating to prognosis.
2. A symptom on which a prognosis is based, or one indicative of the likely outcome.
[G. prognōstikos]

prognostic

(prŏg-nŏs′tĭk)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or useful in prognosis.
2. Of or relating to prediction; predictive.
n.
1. A sign or symptom indicating the future course of a disease.
2. A sign of a future happening; a portent.

prognostic

[prognos′tik]
Etymology: Gk, pro + gnosis, knowledge
pertaining to signs and symptoms that may indicate the outcome of an illness or injury.

prognostic

adjective Referring to a prognosis, see there.

prog·nos·tic

(prog-nos'tik)
1. Relating to prognosis.
2. A symptom on which a prognosis is based, or one indicative of the likely outcome.
[G. prognōstikos]
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In addition to Weiss criteria, gross factors predicting malignancy and prognostically important were: weight >400gms; tumor size >10.
Moreover, it should be noted that "independent of the question whether dimensional, categorical or typological classifications of mental disorders better correspond to the real situation, any dimensional systematic becomes categorical or typological if certain degrees of expression of certain behavioural patterns are rated as 'mentally healthy' or 'mentally ill', or as diagnostically, therapeutically or prognostically relevant, on the basis of statistical averages.
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9) Most invasive carcinomas occur as ulcerated masses at the incisura angularis; however, more proximal lesions, which tend to be more aggressive, similar in behavior to esophageal cancers, and worse prognostically, can occur.
Regardless of the underlying etiology, fibrosis is a key and prognostically relevant phase that is directly related to the severity of the process itself1 .
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10) Prognostically, there is little that can be offered to the patient and studies revealed this to be one of the greatest challenges for the individual.
maltophilia, which was previously not regarded as prognostically significant, may have a real impact on the progression of CF in patients," said Valerie Waters of the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.
5) Literature indicates that CTC enumeration is prognostically important and allows oncologists to monitor patients for disease progression and malignancy relapse.