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Definition of Comorbidity

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(Medicine) existence of other diseases or medical conditions in addition to the primary medical problem (influences recovery time and methods of treatment)
Comorbidity Definition from Medicine Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of Terms
Two or more diseases or conditions eisting together in an individual.
National Institutes of Health
NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The condition of having two or more diseases at the same time. 
A Service of the National Cancer Institute.
Comorbidity Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
The presence of multiple disorders in one individual. Pathological gambling has high rates of comorbidity with disorders such as alcoholism and depression.
Comorbidity Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
In medicine, comorbidity is the presence of one or more additional disorders (or diseases) co-occurring with a primary disease or disorder; or the effect of such additional disorders or diseases. The additional disorder may also be a behavioral or mental disorder.

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