- Illness, acute
- An illness with an abrupt onset and usually a short course.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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acute — a|cute [əˈkju:t] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(problem)¦ 2¦(feeling)¦ 3¦(illness)¦ 4¦(senses)¦ 5¦(intelligent)¦ 6¦(mathematics)¦ 7¦(punctuation)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of acuere to sharpen , from acus needle … Dictionary of contemporary English