asymptomatic asymptomatic  /ˌeɪ ˌsɪmptə ˈmæ tɪk/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having no symptoms of illness or disease

Usage(s):

  1. In 80% of cases, these diseases are asymptomatic and death occurs with little or no warning, almost always during or shortly after sport.
  2. The mildly symptomatic or asymptomatic babies, though, did much, much better.
  3. Iacono suggests that's a strong possibility, pointing to the presence of one particular gene, APOE2, in 30% of patients with asymptomatic Alzheimer's.

News

  • FLU NEWS SCAN: No H7N9 in Chinese health workers, flu season recap

    Serum study finds no subclinical H7N9 in Chinese health workers A serologic study of healthcare workers in China's Zhejiang province, the area that has had the most cases in the H7N9 flu outbreak, found no asymptomatic infections with the new virus, according to a letter from Chinese researchers in Clinical Infectious Diseases . The group examined 126 serum samples from healthy healthcare ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy

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Quotes

  1. "I've been pretty quiet about this. The band took a break about three years ago and I've had hepatitis C for a long time, asymptomatic. And I talked to my doctor...... and he said now is the time and it's 11 months of chemotherapy. So I went on that...
    on Sep 26, 2006 By: Steven Tyler Source: MSNBC

  2. "The early infection stage can be entirely asymptomatic," said Dr. Mark Wainberg, of the McGill AIDS Center in Montreal, who led the study.
    on Mar 5, 2007 By: Mark Wainberg Source: Reuters.uk

  3. "There's some issues," Lakers coach Phil Jackson said after practice Saturday. "He's hoping to play if he's asymptomatic tomorrow."
    on May 1, 2010 By: Phil Jackson Source: ESPN

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