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fit

(fit),
1. An attack of an acute disease or the sudden appearance of some symptom, such as coughing.
2. A convulsion.
3. (plural) epilepsy.
4. In dentistry, the adaptation of any dental restoration, for example, of an inlay to the cavity preparation in a tooth, or of a denture to its basal seat.
[A.S. fitt]
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fit

(fĭt)
n.
1. Medicine
a. A seizure or convulsion, especially one caused by epilepsy.
b. The sudden appearance of a symptom such as coughing or sneezing.
2. A sudden outburst of emotion: a fit of jealousy.
3. A sudden period of vigorous activity.
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fit

Dentistry
verb To adapt a denture to its basal seat in the jaw.

Medspeak
adjective In good health; as in, “Mr Peterson is a fit 82-year-old who came to my clinic complaining of right-sided weakness.”

noun A paroxysm—e.g., a tussive fit.

Neurology
noun Convulsion, seizure.
   
Sexology
adjective Sexually attractive; as in, “That person looks fit.”
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fit

(fit)
1. An attack of an acute disease or the sudden appearance of some symptom, such as coughing.
2. A convulsion.
3. See: epilepsy
4. dentistry The adaptation of any dental restoration, e.g., of an inlay to the cavity preparation in a tooth, or of a denture to its basal seat.
[A.S. fitt]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

fit

A sudden acute attack of any disorder, especially an epileptic seizure.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

fit

(fit)
1. In dentistry, adaptation of any dental restoration, e.g., of an inlay to the cavity preparation in a tooth, or of a denture to its basal seat.
2. A convulsion.
3. Epileptic seizure.
[A.S. fitt]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

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