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A pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease
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Alternative clues for the word syndrome
Pattern of symptoms
A complex of concurrent things
Pattern of behavior
Set of concurrent things
Word definitions for syndrome in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES Asperger's syndrome carpal tunnel syndrome chronic fatigue syndrome Down's syndrome economy class syndrome irritable bowel syndrome metabolic syndrome premenstrual syndrome sick building syndrome ▪ A common household...
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Syndrome \Syn"dro*me\, n. [NL., from Gr. ?; sy`n with + ? a course, a running.] Concurrence. [R.] --Glanvill. (Med.) A group of symptoms occurring together that are characteristic and indicative of some underlying cause, such as a disease. generally, a...
Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. (context pathology English) A recognizable pattern of signs, symptoms and/or behaviours.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
"a number of symptoms occurring together," 1540s, from medical Latin, from Greek syndrome "concurrence of symptoms, concourse of people," from syndromos "place where several roads meet," literally "a running together," from syn- "with" (see syn- ) + dromos...
Word definitions in WordNet
n. a complex of concurrent things; "every word has a syndrome of meanings" a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease
Word definitions in Wikipedia
A syndrome is a set of medical signs and symptoms that are correlated with each other and, often, with a specific disease . The word derives from the Greek σύνδρομον, meaning "concurrence". In some instances a syndrome is so closely correlated with a pathogenesis...
Usage examples of syndrome.
Syndrome a couple of weeks ago, and I contacted Dr Menton here immediately.
That hatred syndrome brought in by the pandemic plague of the epochs, was creeping south and north and every which way.
There was much muscle wastage, there was fluid in the lungs, her pericardial sac was enlarged, and she was suffering from Dry Lung Syndrome, presumably caused by the low-pressure recirculated air of your spacecraft.
Untreated chronic disorders such as anemia, chronic fatigue syndrome, untreated thyroid conditions, seasonal affective disorder, menopausal or perimenopausal symptoms, or immune-deficiency problems can make a person too exhausted to conjure up a creative new life.
Boyd, what with the leech syndrome and everything, she did know that Prissy could get stuck that way for a very long time.
Through the production of a variety of toxins and enzymes, staph caused boils, abscesses, conjunctivitis, and a condition known as scalded skin syndrome in which the skin came away in sheets.
Under the thick layer of game-theory was another level, a submarginal syndrome of hate and desire and terrible fear: jealousy of Benteley, a ceaseless terror of death, involved schemes and plans, a complicated gestalt of need and goal-oriented drive actualized in an overpowering sledge-hammer of ambition.
If she would shed the superwoman syndrome, the whole family would get along better.
Gilles de la Tourette, a pupil of Charcot, described the astonishing syndrome which now bears his name.
Leon Turpin had ruled the great industrial syndrome which comprised the enterprise Terran Development.
In those days he saw mostly kids with adrenogenital syndrome, the most common form of female hermaphroditism.
In worst cases, that can lead to organ failure, but it can also lead to other autoimmune diseases such as lupus, inflammatory bowel syndrome, and rheumatoid arthritis.
The work and worry syndrome, which never satisfies the insatiable demand for more and more things, fritters our God-given lives away on the nothingness of worldly status.
The other things that go along with the syndrome are hypersexuality and pathological intoxication.
With AIDS, you get HIV-Human Immunodeficiency Virus-and then maybe a few years later, it blossoms into full-blown Advanced Immune Deficiency Syndrome, putting the sufferer at risk for contracting fatal cancers or flus.