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ailment
used in Arrowsmith

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Definition
an illness
  • I don't care whether he has all science at his fingertips, whether he can instantly diagnose with a considerable degree of accuracy the most obscure ailment, whether he has the surgical technique of a Mayo, a Crile, a Blake, an Ochsner, a Cushing.
    Chapter 8 (36% in)
  • Two hours after this was published, Miss Agnes Ingleblad came in for another discussion of her non-existent ailments, and two days later Henry Novak appeared, saying proudly: "Well, Doc, we all done what we could for the poor little girl, but I guess I waited too long calling you.
    Chapter 15 (98% in)

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