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[ih-pik-ruh-sis] /ɪˈpɪk rə sɪs/

a critical study or evaluation.
[ep-i-krahy-sis, ep-ee-] /ˈɛp ɪˌkraɪ sɪs, ˈɛp i-/
noun, Medicine/Medical.
something that follows a ; a secondary .
(pathol) a secondary crisis occurring in the course of a disease

epicrisis ep·i·cri·sis (ěp’ĭ-krī’sĭs, ěp’ĭ-krī’sĭs)
A secondary crisis in the course of a disease.


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