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pathognomonic

Pronunciation: path'og-no-mon'ik

Definition: Characteristic or indicative of a disease; denoting especially one or more typical symptoms, findings, or pattern of abnormalities specific for a given disease and not found in any other condition.

[see pathognomy]

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