pi·​blok·​to pi-ˈbläk-(ˌ)tō How to pronounce piblokto (audio)
variants or pibloktoq
: a condition among the Inuit that is characterized by attacks of disturbed behavior (as screaming and crying) and that occurs chiefly in winter

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“Piblokto.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/piblokto. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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