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Word: chronic

Definition: long established as a disease

Sentences Containing 'chronic'

"Plasmodium malariae" causes a chronic infection that in some cases can last a lifetime.
A medical sign of chronic poisoning is the presence of painful tender swellings on the long bones.
Alcohol abuse can occasionally cause the development of a chronic substance-induced psychotic disorder via a kindling mechanism.
Although in itself neither degenerative nor fatal, the chronic pain of fibromyalgia is pervasive and persistent.
American naval forces maintained order during a period of chronic and threatened insurrection.
Chronic Bright's disease was a more severe variant, where other organs are also affected.
Chronic form of dryness of the mucous membranes.
Chronic nerve entrapment results in demyelination primarily, with progressive axonal degeneration subsequently.
Chronic rheumatic heart disease is characterized by repeated inflammation with fibrinous resolution.
Chronic rhinitis associated with polyps in the nasal cavity.
Chronic rhinitis in form of atrophy of the mucous membrane and glands.
Chronic toxicity affects only pregnant animals.
Chronic ulcerative dermatopathy or chronic erosive dermatopathy are symptoms of similar conditions with different etiology.
DaVita works in conjunction with many organizations to raise awareness of chronic kidney disease.
Dunn died, according to friends, of complications from chronic malaria; he had contracted the disease in Honolulu.
During his later years his wife was diagnosed with a chronic illness and they relocated to Roscoff, Brittany in 1919.
Effect of oxygen on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
For some people, addiction becomes chronic, having periodic relapses even after long periods of abstinence.
Furunculosis is classified into four categories based on severity: acute, subacute, chronic, or latent.
Gull-Sutton Syndrome (Chronic Bright's Disease).
He died on May 11, 1938 at the age of 45 in Redlands, California of chronic nephritis.
He has contributed to research in a number of fields, most notably hypertension, cardiovascular complications of chronic kidney disease (CKD), and CKD progression.
Higher dosage and greater frequency of use are indicators of increased risk of chronic psychoses.
His death came after suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease complicated by pneumonia.
If these conditions persist, a chronic inflammatory response may set in, resulting in extensive tissue destruction.2 With respect to implant materials, chronic inflammation and foreign body reactions are associated with the development of a fibrous capsule around the implant.
In chronic cases, a "heave line" may be visible on the ventral abdomen.
It was clear to me at a glance that he was in the grip of some deadly and chronic disease.
It was considered by the Chinese to "change the course of a chronic disease".
Its purpose is to enrich the lives of children and adults with disability and chronic illness.
Mirex induces pervasive chronic physiological and biochemical disorders in various vertebrates.
Nampiaparampil is most well known for her research on the relationship between brain injury and chronic pain.
Narciso, Rufino's father and his partner in the neighbourhoods café, is a chronic drunkard and a guitar virtuoso.
Omacetaxine is indicated for use as a treatment for patients with chronic myeloid leukaemia who are intolerant of tyrosine kinase inhibitors.
Omacetaxine mepesuccinate (INN, trade name Synribo) is a pharmaceutical drug that is indicated for treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML).
Schwannomas on sensory nerve axons cause chronic severe pain.
Slade managed only 11 games between 2002 and 2005 due to chronic osteitis pubis.
Some studies suggest that much of the mortality is due to a complication of the TPN, especially chronic liver disease.
Sub-chronic and chronic studies examine the toxicity of longer term, repeated exposure to chemicals.
Sub-chronic and Chronic/Carcinogenicity Studies.
The area is prone to chronic droughts, and much of the area is a natural region made up of badlands.
The chronic form of urinary retention may require some type of surgicalprocedure.
The definition of pain has broadened to include chronic symptoms in addition to acute symptoms.
The disorder is thought to mainly affect the ability to think, but it also usually contributes to chronic problems with behavior and emotion.
The last years of Ilie's career were marred by persistent injuries, including chronic osteitis pubis, which hampered his play.
The most serious effect was the emergence of chronic unemployment.
The most serious of these is chronic progressive lymphedema.
The validity of fibromyalgia as a unique clinical entity is a matter of contention because "no discrete boundary separates syndromes such as FMS, chronic fatigue syndrome, irritable bowel syndrome, or chronic muscular headaches."
These syndromes result after acute and chronic exposure to OP pesticides.
They may range from 90 days for sub-chronic studies, to 12-24 months for full lifetime chronic studies, designed to determine potential for carcinogenesis.
Typically it is secondary to trauma, or infection leading to chronic eyelid changes.

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