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remission in Illness & disability topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishremissionre‧mis‧sion /rɪˈmɪʃən/ noun  1 [countable, uncountable]MI a period when a serious illness improves for a timein remission The chemotherapy was successful, and she is now in remission. The cancer has gone into remission.2 [countable, uncountable] British EnglishSCJ a reduction of the time that someone has to spend in prison He was given six months’ remission for good behaviour.3 [uncountable] formalBFL when you allow someone to keep the money they owe you remission of debts4 the remission of sins
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remissionIn three of them, this diet was as effective as an elemental diet in achieving remission.Exacerbations and remissions of the pain are the general rule.Such protesters were refused alternative clothing and lost any remission of their sentence.She's now been in remission for two and a half years.All these parameters were normal in patients with Crohn's disease in remission and in controls.The inflammatory cells were absent in the colonic mucosa of Crohn's disease patients examined in remission.The subsequent relapse rate after elemental diet induced remission, however, is greater than after treatment with prednisolone.There was no significant difference in the duration of remission between patients who did or did not identify food sensitivities.