Pronunciation: (simp"tu-mat'ik), [key]
1. pertaining to a symptom or symptoms.
2. of the nature of or constituting a symptom; indicative (often fol by of): a condition symptomatic of cholera; a disagreement that was symptomatic of the deterioration in their relationship.
3. according to symptoms: a symptomatic classification of disease. Also,symp"to•mat'i•cal.
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