from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A secondary phenomenon that results from and accompanies another.
- noun An additional condition or symptom in the course of a disease, not necessarily connected with the disease.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In pathology, a symptom or complication arising during the course of a malady.
- noun A phenomenon which is secondary to another or others; a phenomenon which is a sort of by-product in no wise affecting other phenomena.
- noun Specifically In psychol. theory, a collateral product of a given set of conditions; a phenomenon which accompanies the effect of a given cause, but which itself has no place in the chain of cause and effect.
- noun In neurology, a supererogatory phenomenon; something added after the plan of the work is complete.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun medicine A
symptomthat develops during the course of a diseasethat is not connected to the disease.
- noun philosophy, psychology A
mental stateor processthat is an incidental byproductof physiologicalevents in the brainor nervous system.
- noun Any
state, process, or other activitythat is the resultof another.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a secondary phenomenon that is a by-product of another phenomenon
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