comorbidity

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co·mor·bid

 (kō-môr′bĭd)
adj.
Coexisting or concomitant with an unrelated pathological or disease process: patients with comorbid diabetes and depression.

co′mor·bid′i·ty n.

comorbidity

(ˌkəʊmɔːˈbɪdɪtɪ)
n
(Pathology) the occurrence of more than one illness or condition at the same time
Translations

comorbidity

n comorbilidad
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