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noun as in deterioration, weakening

verb as in deteriorate, weaken


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Brain and cognitive sciences professor John Gabrieli’s lab is using brain imaging and machine learning to zero in on predictors of relapse and match patients with optimal interventions.

Two months later, Beimnet takes pills to prevent a relapse of seizures like the ones he suffered as a result of his carbon monoxide exposure, but he otherwise shows no signs so far of permanent damage.

Preliminary data for the rest of 2020 suggests it was the deadliest year yet for overdoses, as isolation, loss of jobs, and increased anxieties made drug users more vulnerable to relapses.

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The doctor tells me that he doesn’t know if there will be a relapse.

By watching for and reacting to early warning signs in this way, the study aims to reduce the number of patients who experience a serious relapse.

Will she have a terrible relapse and turn to her pal/sometime fling Vause for help?

In 59 percent of those cases, the relapse occurred within the first week.

According to a 2010 study, over 90 percent of those with opioid addiction relapse in the first year.

In the absence of chemotherapy, there was an 80 percent chance of relapse.

However, as the recent and unpredicted actions in Crimea remind us, there is always a chance of relapse.

It reappears during a relapse, and thus helps to distinguish between a relapse and a complication, in which it does not reappear.

Patients might very well recover their mental sensibility after even a severe attack, and never have a relapse.

When I left her she had altogether recovered from the relapse.

No time, however, was given in which I could relapse into self-consciousness.

They drain off the liquor, and presently relapse into quiet.

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On this page you'll find 80 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to relapse, such as: recidivism, recurrence, regression, worsening, backsliding, and fall.

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