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Meaning of SYMPTOMATIC

Pronunciation:  `simptu'matik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  characteristic or indicative of e.g. a disease; "a diagnostic sign of yellow fever"; "diagnostic information"; "a rash symptomatic of scarlet fever"; "symptomatic of insanity"; "a rise in crime symptomatic of social breakdown"
  2. [adj]  relating to or according to or affecting a symptom or symptoms; "symptomatic relief"; "symptomatic treatment"; "a symptomatic classification of diseases"
 

SYMPTOMATIC is a 11 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: characteristic, diagnostic, symptomatic of(p)
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Symp`tom*at"ic\, Symptomatical \Symp`tom*at"ic*al\,
a. [Cf. F. symptomatique, Gr. ? causal.]
1. Of or pertaining to symptoms; happening in concurrence
   with something; being a symptom; indicating the existence
   of something else.

         Symptomatic of a shallow understanding and an
         unamiable temper.                     --Macaulay.

2. According to symptoms; as, a symptomatical classification
   of diseases. -- {Symp`tom*at"ic*al*ly}, adv.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Having to do with symptoms, which are signs of a condition or disease.
 

 

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