Having a short and relatively severe course. In opposition to chronic
Infection without symptoms. Someone who is asymptomatic has antibodies (for example, to HIV) but does not
have any visible signs or symptoms (example, of HIV infection).
Long-lasting and severe, opposite of Acute. Examples include: ;
Chronic Cough; ;
Gastrointestinal ( )
Relating to the stomach and intestines.
Throughout the body. Sometimes applies to medications that are taken orally or parenterally that saturate
the entire body.