(of a disease condition or a person or animal) involving or exhibiting many symptoms.
- ‘Most patients presenting at clinics are polysymptomatic, and improvement is inversely proportional to the chronicity and complexity of their presenting condition.’
- ‘Such a process could explain the ‘polysymptomatic’ presentation of chemical sensitivity.’
- ‘A retired polysymptomatic man attended surgery with his wife describing ‘adrenaline rushes,’ 15 minute periods of flushing, palpitations, and overwhelming anxiety.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.