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Cases

Case

1. An instance of disease with its attendant circumstances.

Compare: patient.

2. A box or container.

Origin: L. Casus, an occurrence

Borderline case, a patient, whose clinical findings are suggestive, but not fully convincing, of a specific diagnosis.


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Forum: Zoology Discussion
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