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acute

1. Maths
a. (of an angle) less than 90°
b. (of a triangle) having all its interior angles less than 90°
2. of a disease
a. arising suddenly and manifesting intense severity
b. of relatively short duration
3. (of a hospital, hospital bed, or ward) intended to accommodate short-term patients with acute illnesses

acute

[ə′kyüt]
(biology)
Ending in a sharp point.
(medicine)
Referring to a disease or disorder of rapid onset, short duration, and pronounced symptoms.
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