慢性

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Chinese[edit]

slow
 
sex; nature; surname; suffix corresponding to ‑ness or ‑ity
simp. and trad.
(慢性)

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Adjective[edit]

慢性

  1. (medicine) chronic
    慢性疼痛  ―  mànxìng téngtòng  ―  chronic pain
  2. Synonym of 慢性子 (mànxìngzi, “phlegmatic”).

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
まん
Grade: S
せい
Grade: 5
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

慢性 (hiragana まんせい, rōmaji mansei)

  1. (medicine) inveteracy; being chronic (a medical condition of extended duration)
  2. (generally): inveteracy; a negative situation of extended duration

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References[edit]

  • 2002, Yasuo Kitahara, 明鏡国語辞典 (Meikyō Kokugo Jiten), First Edition (in Japanese), Tokyo: Taishūkan Shoten, →ISBN