Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A secondary crisis in an infectious disease.
  • noun Methodical or critical judgment of a passage or work, with discussion of a question or questions arising from its consideration.
  • noun An annotation or a treatise embodying such discussion or judgment; a critical note, criticism, or review.

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  • noun Something that follows a crisis; a secondary crisis, especially of a disease.
  • noun A critical or analytical study, evaluation, or summing up, especially of a medical case history.
  • noun rhetoric A quotation followed by a commentary.
  • noun A commentary or annotation of a text.
  • noun historical A Roman census in Egypt related to the determination of liability for poll tax.

Etymologies

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epi- +‎ crisis

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From Ancient Greek ἐπίκρισις (epikrisis, "determination, decision; judgment, award")

Examples

  • 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.

    Running around

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