PRONUNCIATION: (i-PIK-ruh-sis, EP-i-kry-sis for #3)

MEANING: 1. A quotation followed by a commentary upon it.
2. A summary, review, or discussion of a case.
3. A secondary crisis, something that follows a crisis.

ETYMOLOGY: From Greek epikrisis (judgment), from epikrenein (to judge), from epi- (upon) + krenein (to judge). Earliest documented use: 1593.

EPICRESIS - even higher than that rich King of Lydia

EPIC RISES - the Electronic Medical Record is becoming increasingly popular

EPI-CRISPS - eating these potato chips is like getting a jolt of adrenalin!