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per·ti·nent

 (pûr′tn-ənt)
adj.
Clearly related to a matter at hand. See Synonyms at relevant.

[Middle English, from Old French partenant, pertinent, from Latin pertinēns, pertinent-, present participle of pertinēre, to pertain; see pertain.]

per′ti·nence, per′ti·nen·cy n.
per′ti·nent·ly adv.

pertinent

(ˈpɜːtɪnənt)
adj
relating to the matter at hand; relevant
[C14: from Latin pertinēns, from pertinēre to pertain]
ˈpertinence, ˈpertinency n
ˈpertinently adv

per•ti•nent

(ˈpɜr tn ənt)

adj.
pertaining directly and significantly to the matter at hand; relevant: pertinent details.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin pertinent- (s. of pertinēns), present participle of pertinēre to pertain]
per′ti•nence, per′ti•nen•cy, n.
per′ti•nent•ly, adv.
syn: See apt.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pertinent - having precise or logical relevance to the matter at hand; "a list of articles pertinent to the discussion"; "remarks that were to the point"
relevant - having a bearing on or connection with the subject at issue; "the scientist corresponds with colleagues in order to learn about matters relevant to her own research"
2.pertinent - being of striking appropriateness and pertinence; "the successful copywriter is a master of apposite and evocative verbal images"; "an apt reply"
apropos - of an appropriate or pertinent nature

pertinent

pertinent

adjective
Related to the matter at hand:
Idiom: to the point.
Translations

pertinent

[ˈpɜːtɪnənt] ADJ [information, facts] → pertinente
evidence pertinent to the casepruebas f pertinentes al or que guardan relación con el caso
that is not pertinent to the discussioneso no es pertinente a or no está relacionado con la discusión
he asked some very pertinent questionshizo unas preguntas muy pertinentes

pertinent

[ˈpɜːrtɪnənt] adjpertinent(e)

pertinent

adjrelevant (to für); informationsachdienlich

pertinent

[ˈpɜːtɪnənt] adjpertinente
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When a clinician biopsies or removes a clinically suspicious pigmented lesion, but the pathologic process shows an entirely benign pattern, then pertinent negative findings may be helpful in assuring the clinician that the pathologist reviewed the slides carefully and was aware of the clinical atypia.
The extended review of systems requires documenting positive and pertinent negative findings in at least two systems.
The patient's responses are immediately processed to generate a Report that includes all of the patient's yes and pertinent negative responses and a list of the diagnostic considerations with the responses repeated that support each consideration.