Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “case history”

case history

noun [C]    
a record of a person's health, development, or behaviour, kept by an official such as a doctor: The report was written after analysing data from the case histories of thousands of patients.Official documents
(Definition of case history noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of case history

Definitions of “case history” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day


friendly or helpful

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More