Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Methodical or critical judgment of a passage or work, with discussion of a question or questions arising from its consideration.
- n. An annotation or a treatise embodying such discussion or judgment; a critical note, criticism, or review. In Hebrew Bibles the epicrisis to a book is a brief series of observations appended to it by the Massoretes, stating the number of letters, verses, and chapters, and sometimes also of sections and paragraphs, and quoting the middle sentence of the whole book.
- n. A secondary crisis in an infectious disease.
- n. A critical or analytical study, evaluation, or summing up, especially of a medical case history.
- n. rhetoric A quotation followed by a commentary.
- n. A commentary or annotation of a text.
- n. historical A Roman census in Egypt related to the determination of liability for poll tax.
- n. Something that follows a crisis; a secondary crisis, especially of a disease.
- epi- + crisis (Wiktionary)
“The hospital had already sent him my epicrisis apparent it's another word for this in English - it's the written summary of diagnosis and treatment from the hospital to the patient's primary doctor so he got a quick overview and gave me a couple of prescriptions for pain killers.”
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the art or science of all specialized literary uses of language in prose or verse, including the figures of speech.
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