staggers

noun plural
stag·​gers | \ ˈstag-ərz How to pronounce staggers (audio) \

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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“Staggers.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/staggers. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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