epicrisis

epicrisis

1 [ih-pik-ruh-sis]
noun
a critical study or evaluation.

Origin:
< Greek epikrísis a judgment (Compare epikrī́nein to judge, equivalent to epi- epi- + krī́nein to judge); see crisis

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epicrisis

2 [ep-i-krahy-sis, ep-ee-]
noun Medicine/Medical.
something that follows a crisis; a secondary crisis.

Origin:
epi- + crisis

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epicrisis (ˈɛpɪˌkraɪsɪs)
 
n
pathol a secondary crisis occurring in the course of a disease
 
[C20: from epi- + crisis]

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epicrisis ep·i·cri·sis (ěp'ĭ-krī'sĭs, ěp'ĭ-krī'sĭs)
n.
A secondary crisis in the course of a disease.

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