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status

 [sta´tus, stat´us] (L.)
state, particularly in reference to a morbid condition.
absence status sustained clouding of consciousness for several hours, with no interval of normal mental activity, and with few stereotyped movements or no abnormal motor activity.
status asthma´ticus a particularly severe episode of asthma that does not respond adequately to ordinary therapeutic measures and usually requires hospitalization.
status epilep´ticus rapid succession of epileptic spasms without intervals of consciousness; brain damage may result.
status lympha´ticus lymphatism.
performance status ability of a patient to function, as measured by a performance scale.
status thymicolympha´ticus a condition resembling lymphatism, with enlargement of lymphadenoid tissue and of the thymus as the special influencing factor; formerly thought to be the cause of sudden death in children.
status verruco´sus a wartlike appearance of the cerebral cortex, produced by disorderly arrangement of the neuroblasts, so that the formation of fissures and sulci is irregular and unpredictable.
status (omaha) in the omaha system, the condition of the client in relation to objective and subjective defining characteristics.

sta·tus

(stā'tŭs, stat'ŭs), The correct plural of this word is status, not stati.
A state or condition.
[L. a way of standing]

status

Medtalk A condition or state. See Code status, Diversion status, DNI status, ECOG performance status, Mental status, Provisional status, Serostatus, Socioeconomic status.

sta·tus

(stat'ŭs)
A state or condition.
[L. a way of standing]

sta·tus

(stat'ŭs) The correct plural of this word is status, not stati.
A state or condition.
[L. a way of standing]
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It is imperative for the young adults to understand the addiction related to water-pipe smoking, its ill effects and the false status symbol they appreciate with this habit.
DA PAM 750-8, The Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS) User's Manual, explains the proper use of status symbols (fault codes).
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Sugar's place as a status symbol, its sheer addictive quality, relatively cheap prices, and our being accustomed to high levels of it in our foods can thus explain why Filipinos have a sweet tooth.
I would suggest that if we want a status symbol that's the envy of the world, then a fully funded National Health Service would be a symbol of which everyone could be proud - with the obvious benefit of improving the health and lives of the people, instead of nuclear weapons threatening death to millions, and indeed, billions of people.
PROFESSIONALS in Wales are using hard drugs and high-quality cocaine has become a status symbol, a charity working to tackle substance misuse has warned.
Invariably, the people who keep these dogs keep them as a status symbol and are not responsible dog owners."
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The Royals are an excellent British status symbol and generate billions of pounds in tourist revenue.
ANIMAL welfare experts blamed the trend in owning Staffordshire Terrier dogs as a "status symbol" on a sudden surge in the number of pooches being abandoned in Birmingham.
IT PROBABLY won't come as much of a surprise but UK motorists have voted James Bond's Aston Martin DB9 Vanquish as their dream car and the status symbol they would most like to own.
It is refreshing to meet a celeb who's bought a supercar not as status symbol, but as an object of pure and unadulterated beauty.