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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.
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pertinent

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

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pertinent

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

[ˈpɜːrtɪnənt] adjpertinent(e)
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pertinent

adjrelevant (to für); informationsachdienlich
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pertinent

[ˈpɜːtɪnənt] adjpertinente
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Pertinent positive findings on chest examination were subcutaneous emphysema in the neck and upper chest with bilateral rhonchi on auscultation.
Machinelike interactions referred to the process of asking questions, soliciting pertinent positive findings, but then not addressing it further with the patient but rather moving right along to the next question.
The format is straightforward: Start with a pithy case history with pertinent positive and negative findings and the clinical course of illness; follow with a brief literature review, a discussion of the condition and its treatment, and a conclusion or recommendations.