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symptomatic

 [simp″to-mat´ik]
1. pertaining to or of the nature of a symptom.
2. indicative (of a particular disease or disorder).
3. exhibiting the symptoms of a particular disease but having a different cause.
4. directed at the allaying of symptoms, as symptomatic treatment.

symp·to·mat·ic

(simp'tō-mat'ik),
Indicative; relating to or constituting the aggregate of symptoms of a disease.

symptomatic

(sĭm′tə-măt′ĭk, sĭmp′-)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or based on symptoms: symptomatic relief.
2. Constituting a symptom, as of a disease: the rash symptomatic of scarlet fever; a rise in unemployment symptomatic of a weakening economy.

symp′to·mat′i·cal·ly adv.

symp·to·mat·ic

(simp'tŏ-mat'ik)
Indicative; relating to or constituting the aggregate of symptoms of a disease.

Symptomatic

Refers to treatment that addresses the symptoms of an illness, but not its underlying cause.
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symp·to·mat·ic

(simp'tŏ-mat'ik)
Indicative; relating to or constituting aggregate of disease symptoms.
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