derangement

noun

de·​range·​ment di-ˈrānj-mənt How to pronounce derangement (audio)
1
: a disturbance of normal bodily functioning or operation
derangements in the secretion of adaptive hormonesHans Selye
2
derange transitive verb
deranged; deranging

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“Derangement.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/derangement. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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