asymptomatic
adjective Date: 1856 presenting no symptoms of diseaseasymptomatically adverb

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  • asymptomatic — adj. (Med.) showing no symptoms of disease. Syn: symptomless. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • asymptomatic — (adj.) without symptoms, 1856, from a , privative prefix, + SYMPTOMATIC (Cf. symptomatic) …   Etymology dictionary

  • asymptomatic — [ā΄simp tə ma′tik] adj. without symptoms …   English World dictionary

  • Asymptomatic — Pulmonary contusion due to trauma is an example of a condition that can be asymptomatic with half of people showing no signs at the initial presentation since such symptoms can take time to develop. The CT scan show a pulmonary contusion (red… …   Wikipedia

  • Asymptomatic — Without symptoms. For example, an asymptomatic infection is an infection with no symptoms. * * * Without symptoms, or producing no symptoms. * * * asymp·tom·at·ic .ā .sim(p) tə mat ik adj presenting no symptoms of disease <asymptomatic… …   Medical dictionary

  • asymptomatic — [[t]e͟ɪsɪmptəmæ̱tɪk[/t]] ADJ If someone with a disease is asymptomatic, it means that they do not show any symptoms of the disease. [MEDICAL] I have patients who are HIV positive and asymptomatic. Ant: symptomatic …   English dictionary

  • asymptomatic — a|symp|to|mat|ic [æˌsımptəmætık, eı US eı ] adj medical if someone or the illness that they have is asymptomatic, the illness has no physical signs …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • asymptomatic — a|symp|to|mat|ic [ ,eısımptə mætık ] adjective MEDICAL if a disease or person is asymptomatic, they show no physical signs of a medical problem …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • asymptomatic — adjective if someone or the illness that they have is asymptomatic, there are no signs of the illness …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • asymptomatic — UK [æˌsɪmptəˈmætɪk] / UK [ˌeɪsɪmptəˈmætɪk] / US [ˌeɪsɪmptəˈmætɪk] adjective medical if a disease or person is asymptomatic, they show no physical signs of a medical problem …   English dictionary

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