cyclothymic

adjective cy·clo·thy·mic \ ˌsī-klə-ˈthī-mik \

Definition of cyclothymic

:relating to or being a mood disorder characterized by alternating episodes of depression and elation in a form less severe than that of bipolar disorder

cyclothymia

play \ˌsī-klə-ˈthī-mē-ə\ noun

Origin and Etymology of cyclothymic

New Latin cyclothymia (from German Zyklothymie, from zykl- cycl- + -thymie -thymia) + English -ic


Medical Dictionary

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cyclothymic

adjective cy·clo·thy·mic \ -ˈthī-mik \

medical Definition of cyclothymic

:relating to, having, or being a mood disorder characterized by alternating short episodes of depression and hypomania in a form less severe than that of bipolar disorder — compare cycloid

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cyclothymic

noun

medical Definition of cyclothymic

:a cyclothymic individual

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