Pronunciation: o-kult', ok'ult
- Hidden; concealed; not manifest.
- Denoting a concealed hemorrhage, the blood being inapparent or localized to a site where it is not visible.
- In oncology, a clinically unidentified primary tumor with recognized metastases.
See: occult blood
[L. oc-culo, pp. -cultus, to cover, hide]
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