Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A critical or analytical study, evaluation, or summing up, especially of a medical case history.
  • n. A quotation followed by a commentary.
  • n. A commentary or annotation of a text.
  • n. 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.

from The 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.
  • n. A secondary crisis in an infectious disease.

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek ἐπίκρισις (epikrisis, "determination, decision; judgment, award") (Wiktionary)
epi- +‎ crisis (Wiktionary)

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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