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Adjective: symptomatic  ,simp-tu'ma-tik
  1. Characteristic or indicative of a disease
    "a rash symptomatic of scarlet fever"; "symptomatic of insanity"; "a rise in crime symptomatic of social breakdown";
    - diagnostic
  2. Relating to or according to or affecting a symptom or symptoms
    "symptomatic relief"; "symptomatic treatment"; "a symptomatic classification of diseases"

See also: characteristic

Encyclopedia: Symptomatic