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Of abrupt onset, in reference to a disease. Acute often also connotes an illness that is of short duration, rapidly progressive, and in need of urgent care."Acute" is a measure of the time scale of a disease and is in contrast to "subacute" and "chronic." "Subacute" indicates longer duration or less rapid cha [..]
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Symptoms or signs that begin and worsen quickly; not chronic.
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Refers to a medical condition that runs a short but relatively severe course. May also refer to a sudden exacerbation of a chronic condition.
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Term used to imply that a situation or condition is more severe than usual; also used to refer to a disease having run a short course or come on suddenly.
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1. A condition or illness that usually has a rapid onset of symptoms and may resolve within days with or without treatment. It is the opposite of chronic. 2. A condition or illness that is sudden o [..]
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Referring to the rapid onset of a disease or condition.
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a disease with sudden onset of signs and a short course.
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late 14c., originally of fevers and diseases, "coming and going quickly" (opposed to a chronic), from Latin acutus "sharp, pointed," figuratively "shrill, penetrating; intelli [..]
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Occurring over a short time, usually a few minutes or hours. An acute exposure can result in short term or long term health effects. An acute effect happens within a short time after exposure.
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sharp or intense.
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developing over minutes to hours; implies acute metabolic dysfunction (e.g., ischemia, seizure )
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Having a short and relatively severe course.
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Coming on sharply and often brief, intense and severe.
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Sharp pointed.
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a leaf blade ending in an acute angle with a sharp, but not acuminate, point
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Coming on sharply and often brief, intense and severe
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critical, sharp, keen
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adj. Having fine and penetrating discernment.
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An illness that comes on suddenly, lasts a short time and may require immediate treatment.
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Severe, for a short time.
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adjective. 1. cutting-edge, confident, or really fragile. 2. denoting a disease which begins unexpectedly, extreme signs, and brief length of time.
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severe (pop)
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See springer.
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Single, short-term exposure (less than 24 hr)
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pointed, having a short sharp apex, the converging edges forming an angle of less than 900. Fig. 6 D. cf. obtuse.
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[Apex of leaf blade] -- Apex of leaf pointed, with more or less straight sides.
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quick to become severe/bad
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describes something that happens suddenly and for a short time. Opposite of chronic.
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1. An angle less than 90 degrees, like the angles of a triangle. 2. Characterized by sharpness or severity, such as acute pain. 3. Sensitive physical or intellectual perception, like an acute sense of [..]
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(adj) extremely sharp or intense(adj) of critical importance and consequence(adj) having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions(adj) of an angle; less than 90 degrees(adj) [..]
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Acute means sudden or severe. Acute symptoms appear, change, or worsen rapidly. It is the opposite of chronic. Source: NIH
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Pronunciation əˈkjuːt The name of an acoustically based binary feature, originally introduced by Jakobson, Fant & Halle (1952). Acute sounds have a concentration of energy in the higher frequen [..]
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Sharp, severe, having sudden onset, sharp rise and short course; lasting a short time; seriously demanding urgent attention. [Click Here to Return to List]
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1. Of short course. 2. Severe, but of a short duration. Not chronic.
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Happens for a limited period of time; abrupt onset; sharp, severe.
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A condition that comes on suddenly, often with severe, but short-lived symptoms.
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Sudden and severe.
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A sudden onset of symptoms or disease.
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Sudden, rapid onset of disease or symptoms.
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ADV acutely| with intellectual penetration; shrilly; clearly (seeing)| distinctly
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Condition characterized by sudden, rapid severity and ending after a short course.
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means a condition of recent origin whereas chronic means of long standing.
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Of recent onset (hours, days, or a few weeks).
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of short duration afferent pathways
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Transient. Some side effects may be of short duration. May be sudden or severe.
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beginning suddenly and often severe, but usually lasting a short time.
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A sudden onset of symptoms or disease.
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(adj.) disease of sudden onset, severe, not chronic.
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Definition: (uh-KYOOT) An acute disease happens suddenly. It lasts a short time. Acute is the opposite of chronic, or long lasting.
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Occurring over a short time, usually a few minutes or hours. An acute exposure can result in short term or long term health effects. An acute effect happens within a short time after exposure.
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Occurring over a short time [compare with chronic].
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having a short and relatively severe course.
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A condition that has a brief or short course; signs often develop suddenly and may be severe.
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Having a sudden and generally severe onset. See also chronic. Allergen
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describes something that happens suddenly and for a short time. Opposite of chronic
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Recent in onset
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Describes a condition that comes quickly, produces marked symptoms, and rapidly reaches a peak.
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sharply pointed
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A short-term, intense health effect. [7]
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A short-term, intense health effect.
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something that has a sudden onset, sharp rise, and short course, e.g., an acute illness; opposite of chronic
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A short-term, intense health effect.
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Not lasting a long time. For exmaple, a cold that lasts only two or three days could be referred to as acute.
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Describes an illness that arises suddenly, then subsides after a short period of time. Brief and severe.
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Sudden and severe. In BRD, acute onset is more easily detected than sub-acute disease, so treatment may be administered sooner and therefore more effectively.
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Sudden and severe. In BRD, acute onset is more easily detected than sub-acute disease, so treatment may be administered sooner and therefore more effectively.
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 A condition that starts suddenly or a new condition.
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A medical term used to describe a symptom or an illness which develops rapidly and requires urgent attention. This is short term as opposed to chronic
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Bacteria in water can cause immediate symptoms of flu or intestinal distress. Such acute illnesses are generally of the highest priority among water utility managers, who are less concerned with longe [..]
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Acute means a condition or disease with serious symptoms that acts with immediacy (acts very fast and has a short course).
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The rapid-onset, short-term initial stage of disease. Contrast with
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a rapidly developing condition. An acute medical condition comes on quickly and often causes severe symptoms, but lasts only a short time.
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1. Sharp, poignant. 2. Having a short and relatively severe course. Origin: L. Acutus = sharp (18 Nov 1997)
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In formation flying, if a wingman is forward of his proper position in the formation, he's "acute." (Those who paid attention in Geometry might object that in this case the angle he mak [..]
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means sudden or brief.
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Acute literally means sharp. In clinical terms, an acute illness is one that has severe symptoms of rapid onset and relatively short duration. While most acute illnesses may be self-limiting or respon [..]
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occurring over a short period of time; used to describe brief exposures and effects which appear promptly after exposure
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An adjective that is generally used to refer to an event of sudden or severe onset and short duration.
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Short-term, in relation to exposure or effect (as opposite to “chronic”. In clinical medicine, sudden and severe, having a rapid onset..
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Severe but of short duration, not chronic. ACT
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Condition of an apex with more or less straight sides that meet to form an angle of less than 90°, more pointed than obtuse, but less pointed than acuminate.
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short-term infection. Acute hepatitis C infection should resolve within 6 months of initial infection.
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Reaching a crisis quickly; very sharp or severe.
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Severe and short-term, not chronic (as in an illness).
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Having a short and relatively severe course; not chronic.
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short-term infection
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Acute may refer to:
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Acute may refer to:
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In medicine, describing a disease as acute denotes that it is of short duration and, as a corollary of that, of recent onset. The quantification of how much time constitutes "short" and "recent" varie [..]
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In medicine, describing a disease as acute denotes that it is of short duration and, as a corollary of that, of recent onset. The quantification of how much time constitutes "short" and "recent" varie [..]
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 Describes an illness or symptom that develops and progresses quickly but is short-lived
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Describing a medical condition which is marked by rapid onset, severe symptoms, and short course.
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Acute is a short, one time exposure while chronic is a continuous, low-level exposure.
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