1. Abatement or lessening in severity of the symptoms of a disease. 2. The period during which such abatement occurs. [L. remissio, fr. re-mitto, pp. -missus, to send back, slacken, relax]
- spontaneous r. disappearance of symptoms without formal treatment.

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re·mis·sion ri-'mish-ən n a state or period during which the symptoms of a disease are abated <cancer in \remission after treatment> compare ARREST, CURE (1), INTERMISSION

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1. a lessening in the severity of symptoms or their temporary disappearance during the course of an illness.
2. a reduction in the size of a cancer and the symptoms it is causing.

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re·mis·sion (re-mishґən) [L. remissio] a diminution or abatement of the symptoms of a disease; also the period during which such diminution occurs.

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