Castro did not have cancer, he said, but his condition was nonetheless “terminal.”
Another Napa State doctor, who spoke to The Daily Beast on the condition of anonymity, agrees.
In 2013, Der Spiegel pressed him on his condition: Der Spiegel: Has a ball ever slipped out of your hands because of a tic?
early 14c., condicioun, from Old French condicion "stipulation, state, behavior, social status" (12c., Modern French condition), from Latin condicionem (nominative condicio) "agreement, situation," from condicere "to speak with, talk together," from com- "together" (see com-) + dicere "to speak" (see diction). Evolution of meaning through "stipulation, condition," to "situation, mode of being."
late 15c., "to make conditions," from condition (n.). Meaning "to bring to a desired condition" is from 1844. Related: Conditioned; conditioning.
condition con·di·tion (kən-dĭsh'ən)
A disease or physical ailment.
A state of health or physical fitness.