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syndrome

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noun syn·drome \ˈsin-ˌdrōm also -drəm\

Simple Definition of syndrome

  • : a disease or disorder that involves a particular group of signs and symptoms

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of syndrome

  1. 1 :  a group of signs and symptoms that occur together and characterize a particular abnormality or condition

  2. 2 :  a set of concurrent things (as emotions or actions) that usually form an identifiable pattern

Origin and Etymology of syndrome

New Latin, from Greek syndromē combination, syndrome, from syn- + dramein to run — more at dromedary


First Known Use: 1541


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syndrome

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noun syn·drome \ˈsin-ˌdrōm also -drəm\

Medical Definition of syndrome

  1. :  a group of signs and symptoms that occur together and characterize a particular abnormality





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