Medical Dictionary


noun pan·ic \ˈpan-ik\

Medical Definition of PANIC

:  a sudden overpowering fright; also :  acute extreme anxiety
:  a sudden unreasoning terror often accompanied by mass flight <widespread panic in the streets>
May 29, 2015
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unmistakable, remarkable, or voluptuous
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