derangement

noun
de·​range·​ment | \ di-ˈrānj-mənt How to pronounce derangement (audio) \

Medical Definition of derangement

1 : a disturbance of normal bodily functioning or operation derangements in the secretion of adaptive hormones— Hans Selye

Other Words from derangement

derange \ di-​ˈrānj How to pronounce derange (audio) \ transitive verb deranged; deranging

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“Derangement.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/derangement. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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