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syndrome meaning

[ 'sindrəum ] Pronunciation:   "syndrome" in a sentence
  • Noun: syndrome  sin'drowm
    1. A complex of concurrent things
      "every word has a syndrome of meanings" 
    2. A pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease

    Derived forms: syndromes

    Type of: complex, composite, symptom

    Part of: disease

    Encyclopedia: Syndrome


  • [Medicine]
    A symptom complex of unknown etiology,that is characteristic of a particular abnormality. n : a group of signs and symptoms that occur together and characterize a particular abnormality

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  1. other agents can cause similar syndromes.
  2. cogan's syndrome consists of an interstitial keratitis.
  3. muhammad ali is up against parkinson's syndrome.
  4. they have pointed out the similarities of the sprue syndromes in man and tge.
  5. there is no cure for the disease acquired immune deficiency syndrome or aids.

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