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Definition of "asymptomatic" []

  • Neither causing nor exhibiting symptoms of disease. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "asymptomatic" in a sentence
  • "The St Mary's group found what they called asymptomatic neurocognitive impairment (ANCI) in 14 patients (31\%)."
  • "USPSTF and ACS both recommend against screening for ovarian cancer in asymptomatic women."
  • "My Dr and her partners do not recommend routine pelvic/rectal exams - they are considered unnecessary in asymptomatic women and in fact, can be harmful."