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chronic

Medicine (of a disease) developing slowly, or of long duration

chronic

[′krän·ik]
(medicine)
Long-continued; of long duration.
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Finally, this section provides an overview of the discussion between Justice Stevens, the author of Cronic, and Justice O'Connor on their differences as to which cases required remand.
governed by Cronic (which entails a presumption of prejudice), not by
Prevelance of cronic pain and its impact on health-related quality of life in stroke survivors.
The various risk factors studied were age, cronic pancreatitis, diabetes mellitus, family history of any cancer, body mass index, smoking, alcohol, dietary pattern, and frequency of consumption of macro-and micro-nutrients.
Let's face it, how many 20-year-olds are in cronic pain?
Attorney for South Carolina, declared: "The Agreement was filed today in federal court, just before jury selection was scheduled to begin in the criminal trial against Columbia Farms and two of its employees, Elaine Crump and Barry Cronic, on federal charges related to the alleged hiring of undocumented workers at the Greenville plant.
Cronic, lawyers in criminal cases are necessary "because they are the means through which the other rights of the person on trial are secured.
In his concurring opinion, Justice Stevens stated, "I emphasize that today's opinion does not say that the state courts' interpretation of Cronic was correct, or that we would have accepted that reading if the case had come to us on direct review.
Acute and cronic noise stress as cardiovascular risk factors.
The left half-back was one of the finds of the championship last year and he will be a huge loss to Brian McEniff who is already experiencing a cronic injury pile-up since his return to the Donegal hotseat.
Cronic effects of Exxon Valdez oil spill on blood and enzyme chemistry of river otters.