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Definition of «Relapse»

Relapse: The return of signs and symptoms of a disease after a patient has enjoyed a remission. For example, after treatment a patient with cancer of the colon went into remission with no sign or symptom of the tumor, remained in remission for 4 years, but then suffered a relapse and had to be treated once again for colon cancer.

Relapse has another meaning, that of backsliding.

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  • Relapse Records / Release Entertainment

    A division of Relapse Records releasing noise and atmospheric ambient music. Site features online ordering RealAudio sound clips.

  • relapse: Definition, Synonyms from Answers.com

    Library > Literature & Language > Dictionary ( rĭ-lăps ' ) intr.v. , -lapsed , -laps·ing , -laps·es . To fall or slide back into a former state. To regress after ...

  • Relapse - A&E TV

    RELAPSE is the new docu-reality series on A&E that follows sober coaches as they work to save the lives of addicts who have relapsed on drugs and alcohol.

  • Relapse, Relapse Prevention and Chemical Dependency

    Relapse.org offers books, videotapes, DVDs and audiotapes for addiction, recovery, and relapse prevention in support of the Gorski-CENAPS Model of Treatment.

  • Relapse Records / Release Entertainment

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