piblokto

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

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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