complication complication  /ˌkɑm plə ˈkeɪ ʃən/


  1. (n) the act or process of complicating
  2. (n) a situation or condition that is complex or confused
  3. (n) any disease or disorder that occurs during the course of (or because of) another disease
  4. (n) a development that complicates a situation
  5. (n) puzzling complexity


  1. Obituary: Thomas McCullough

    Share/BookmarkThomas Anthony McCullough, beloved brother, husband and father, died Monday, May 27, 2013, from an unexpected complication from an elective surgery at Good Samaritan Hospital in Los Angeles, Calif. Tom was born Nov. 18, 1938, in Mount Pleasant, Iowa. Tom graduated from Redondo Union High School in Redondo Beach, Calif., and attended UCLA where he [...]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Idyllwild Town Crier

  2. Patek Philippe Grand Complication Fetches A Record $2.25 Million At Christie's

    The earliest and most significant example of a Patek Philippe Grand Complication sold for more than $2.25 million Tuesday at Christie’s New York Important Watches auction—well above its $1.5 million high estimate. The price is a world auction record for a Patek Philippe Grand Complication.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. Kristen Jordan Shamus: Patient-turned-doctor chases transplant success for kids

    Dr. Andrew Harris, a pediatric cancer specialist at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital at the University of Michigan, has a unique perspective on the diseases he treats. He once had leukemia and was treated at Mott by the doctors who now are his colleagues. He's working on research to treat a common but deadly complication of bone marrow transplants, and is in the running for the Leukemia & Lymphoma ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press


  1. "That will create unnecessary complication. It will only lead to more suffering for Myanmar people," Yeo said.
    on May 19, 2008 By: George Yeo Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Like many women, I was excited to become a mother and enjoyed being pregnant. But just after delivering my first child, I suffered a serious complication. While I had a birth team that worked quickly to manage the situation, I was shocked to learn...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Christy Turlington Source: Modern Ghana

  3. "Sure, the two of us would like to win the Tour and some kind of complication could develop, but to arrive at that point would be a race in which different factors would come into play. For now, let's not think about those," Contador said.
    on Sep 10, 2008 By: Alberto Contador Source: International Herald Tribune

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