staggers

noun plural
stag·gers | \ˈstag-ərz \

Medical Definition of staggers 

1  singular or plural in construction : any of various abnormal conditions of domestic mammals and birds associated with damage to the central nervous system and marked by incoordination and a reeling unsteady gait — see blind staggers — compare grass tetany

2 : vertigo occurring as a symptom of decompression sickness also : decompression sickness

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