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Medical Term:

apogee

Pronunciation: ap′ō-jē

Definition: The peak of severity of the clinical manifestations of an illness.

[Fr., fr. Mod. L. apogaeum, fr. G. apogaios, far from the earth, fr. apo, + gaia, earth]

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