Remission



noun
1.
the act of remitting.
2.
pardon; forgiveness, as of sins or offenses.
3.
abatement or diminution, as of diligence, labor, intensity, etc.
4.
the relinquishment of a payment, obligation, etc.
5.
Medicine/Medical.

a temporary or permanent decrease or subsidence of manifestations of a disease.
a period during which such a decrease or subsidence occurs:
The patient’s leukemia was in remission.

noun
1.
the act of remitting or state of being remitted
2.
a reduction of the term of a sentence of imprisonment, as for good conduct: he got three years’ remission
3.
forgiveness for sin
4.
discharge or release from penalty, obligation, etc
5.
lessening of intensity; abatement, as in the severity of symptoms of a disease

remission re·mis·sion (rĭ-mĭsh’ən)
n.

Abatement or subsiding of the symptoms of a disease.

The period during which the symptoms of a disease abate or subside.

remission
(rĭ-mĭsh’ən)
Abatement or subsiding of the symptoms of a disease.

remission definition

A period in the course of a disease when symptoms become less severe.

Note: The term remission is often used in speaking of sufferers from leukemia or other cancers whose symptoms lessen or disappear. In such a case, the disease is said to be “in remission.” The period of remission may last only briefly or may extend over several months or years.

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