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  • n. Detection at levels greater than are actually the case

Etymologies

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over- +‎ detection

Examples

  • From both an individual and population perspective, the range of new options for prevention will ideally be assembled in such a way as to improve cancer outcomes, reduce disparities and minimize the risk of overdetection of abnormalities likely to resolve on their own. "

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