Complication



[kom-pli-key-shuh n] /ˌkɒm plɪˈkeɪ ʃən/

noun
1.
the act of .
2.
a or involved state or condition.
3.
a complex combination of elements or things.
4.
something that introduces, usually unexpectedly, some difficulty, problem, change, etc.:
Because of the complications involved in traveling during the strike, we decided to postpone our trip.
5.
Pathology. a concurrent disease, accident, or adverse reaction that aggravates the original disease.
6.
the act of forming a unified idea or impression from a number of sense data, memories, etc.
/ˌkɒmplɪˈkeɪʃən/
noun
1.
a condition, event, etc, that is complex or confused
2.
the act or process of complicating
3.
a situation, event, or condition that complicates or frustrates: her coming was a serious complication
4.
a disease or disorder arising as a consequence of another disease
n.

early 15c., from Middle French complication, from Latin complicationem (nominative complicatio), noun of action from past participle stem of complicare “to fold together, fold up, roll up,” from com- “together” (see com-) + plicare “to fold, weave” (see ply (v.1)). Meaning “something that complicates” first recorded 1903.

complication com·pli·ca·tion (kŏm’plĭ-kā’shən)
n.
A pathological process or event occurring during a disease that is not an essential part of the disease; it may result from the disease or from independent causes.

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