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glossary:asymptomatic [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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|+||(1) A term used to describe an individual who does not currently show symptoms of the [[disease]] being discussed. Asymptomatic individuals may develop symptoms of the disease at a later point in time if and when the disease onsets. |
|+||(2) Asymptomatic: Without symptoms. For example, an asymptomatic [[infection]] is an infection with no symptoms.|
|+||(3)(Science: symptom) without obvious signs or symptoms of [[disease]]. [[Cancer]] may cause symptoms and warning signs, but, especially in its early stages, cancer may develop and grow without producing any symptoms. |