- Without symptoms. For example, an asymptomatic infection is an infection with no symptoms.
* * *Without symptoms, or producing no symptoms.
* * *asymp·tom·at·ic .ā-.sim(p)-tə-'mat-ik adj presenting no symptoms of disease <\asymptomatic amebiasis>asymp·tom·at·i·cal·ly -i-k(ə-)lē adv
* * *adj.not showing any symptoms of disease, whether disease is present or not.
* * *asymp·to·mat·ic (a″simp-to-matґik) showing or causing no symptoms.
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