piblokto

noun
pi·​blok·​to | \ pi-ˈbläk-(ˌ)tō How to pronounce piblokto (audio) \
variants: or pibloktoq \ pi-​ˈbläk-​(ˌ)tōk How to pronounce pibloktoq (audio) \

Medical Definition of piblokto

: 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 27 Oct. 2020.

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