cyclothymic

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

Definition of cyclothymic

  1. :  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 \-ˈthī-mē-ə\ noun

Origin and Etymology of cyclothymic

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


First Known Use: 1923


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cyclothymic

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adjective cy·clo·thy·mic \-ˈthī-mik\

Medical Definition of cyclothymic

  1. :  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 cy·clo·thy·mic

Medical Definition of cyclothymic

  1. :  a cyclothymic individual


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