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Definition of "comorbidity" []

  • The presence of one or more disorders (or diseases) in addition to a primary disease or disorder. (noun)
  • The effect of such additional disorders or diseases. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "comorbidity" in a sentence
  • "There's a lot of overlap with obsessive-compulsive disorder, what they call comorbidity -- depression, eating disorders, sometimes ADHD."
  • "And then you see it ` s called comorbidity where you have two diagnoses together."
  • "Older prostate cancer patients have a high prevalence of other factors (such as comorbidity, disability, and geriatric syndromes) that can impact life expectancy and tolerance to treatment."
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