pathognomonic definition

  • adjective:
    • Characteristic or symptomatic of a specific illness or condition.
    • diagnostic beyond any doubt for a certain infection.
    • particularly or decisively characteristic of a disease; suggesting with certainty a disease.
  • others:
    • In medicine, suggesting that wherein an ailment might truly understood; hence, belonging to or inseparable from an ailment, becoming within it plus in hardly any other; characteristic: as, pathognomonic signs.

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