crisis[krī′sis, -sēz]

Type:Term

Definitions
1. A sudden change, usually for the better, in the course of an acute disease, in contrast to the gradual improvement by lysis.
2. A paroxysmal pain in an organ or circumscribed region of the body occurring in the course of tabetic neurosyphilis.
3. A convulsive attack.

Synonyms
tabetic crisis

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