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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

/symp·to·mat·ic/ (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.

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.

symptomatic

[simp′təmat′ik]
Etymology: Gk, symptoma, that which happens
having characteristics of a symptom or indications of a specific disease.

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.

symptomatic

1. pertaining to or of the nature of a symptom. The word symptom is not used in veterinary medicine because the subjective sensations of our patients are not known to us. However, because there is no comparable word relating to clinical sign, the principal means by which veterinarians arrive at diagnoses, it is customary to use the word symptomatic in this context, that is as pertaining to or in the nature of a clinical sign.
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.

symptomatic anthrax
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His abdominal pain was managed symptomatically given negative findings on physical examination and imaging studies.
There is no official Indian data on rabies deaths though the ongoing Million Death Study reported there were 12,700 symptomatically identifiable rabies deaths in the country in 2005.
Kitty Kat's face slowly turned from angry to furious as I worked symptomatically from front to back trying to find a clue as to the problem.
Symptomatically, I find myself wishing I was there and that the musos and mud boat had not passed ms e by while I was busy doing other things.
Most commonly it is treated symptomatically along with the drugs such as antihistamines, analgesics, antibiotics, steroids and leukotriene receptor antagonists.
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Over the subsequent 2 days, the patient improved symptomatically, and he was discharged home on hospital day 4.
Prodromal depressive symptoms prior to the onset of a full-criteria major depression and the residual depressive symptoms after the partial resolution of a major depressive episode may be symptomatically similar but they are clinically distinct conditions that require different interventions so it is inappropriate to combine them under a single label.
Now we are working toward the possibility of potential treatments that might eliminate the source of neuropathic pain, and that may be much more effective than drugs that aim only to treat symptomatically the pain that results from chronic, painful conditions," said the senior author of the study, Allan Basbaum, PhD, chair of the Department of Anatomy at UCSF.
However, if large they usually present symptomatically.
And, previously, people with malaria were treated symptomatically and many did not have malaria.