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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: kom'pli-ka'ted

Definition: Made complex; denoting a disease on which a morbid process or event has been superimposed, thus altering symptoms and modifying its course for the worse.

[L. com-plico, pp. -atus, to fold together]

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