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Medical Term:

comorbidity

Pronunciation: ko'mor-bid'i-te

Definition: A concomitant but unrelated pathologic or disease process; usually used in epidemiology to indicate the coexistence of two or more disease processes.

[co- + L. morbidus, diseased]

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