Skip to Content


Pronunciation: in'do-lent

Definition: Inactive; sluggish; painless or nearly so, said of a morbid process.

[L. in- neg. + doleo, pr. p. dolens (-ent-), to feel pain]

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.