Acute:

Acute:
It refers to a medical condition that is sudden in onset and is severe. Acute conditions can be traumatic and is for a short duration. Acute in a condition is generally a measure of time. The opposite of acute is chronic, which is of an indefinite duration and develops over a long time. There is another condition called subacute, which means the condition has taken a longer time to develop and the changes are less rapid.

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