Comorbidity



[koh-mawr-bid] /koʊˈmɔr bɪd/

adjective
1.
(of medical conditions) present simultaneously in a patient: comorbid insomnia and anxiety; depression comorbid with phobias;
diabetics with comorbid hypertension.
adjective

pertaining to two diseases which occur together, such as ADHD and depression
n.

1985, from co- “along with” + morbidity “diseased condition.” Comorbid (adj.) is a 1990 back-formation.

comorbidity co·mor·bid·i·ty (kō’môr-bĭd’ĭ-tē)
n.
A concomitant but unrelated pathological or disease process.

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