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Definition of Chronic

Chronic
Chronic Chron"ic, a. [L. chronicus, Gr. ? concerning time, from ? time: cf. F. chronique.] 1. Relating to time; according to time. 2. Continuing for a long time; lingering; habitual. Chronic disease, one which is inveterate, of long continuance, or progresses slowly, in distinction from an acute disease, which speedly terminates.

Meaning of Chronic from wikipedia

- Chronic may refer to: Chronic (cannabis), a slang name for high quality marijuana Chronic condition, a condition or disease that is persistent or otherwise...
- The Chronic is the debut studio album by American hip hop producer and rapper Dr. Dre. It was released on December 15, 1992, by his own record label Death...
- A chronic condition is a human health condition or disease that is persistent or otherwise long-lasting in its effects or a disease that comes with time...
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a type of obstructive lung disease characterized by long-term breathing problems and poor airflow. The...
- Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), also referred to as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), is a complex, fatiguing, long-term medical condition that causes worsening...
- within six months, and chronic if it lasts longer than six months. Acute hepatitis can resolve on its own, progress to chronic hepatitis, or (rarely)...
- Chronic pain is pain that lasts a long time. In medicine, the distinction between acute and chronic pain is sometimes determined by the amount of time...
- Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a neurodegenerative disease which causes severe and irreparable brain damage, as a result of repeated head injuries...
- It is defined as acute sinusitis if it lasts less than 4 w****s, and as chronic sinusitis if it lasts for more than 12 w****s. Sinusitis can be caused by...
- Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML), also known as chronic myeloid leukemia, is a cancer of the white blood cells. It is a form of leukemia characterized...
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