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syndrome (symptom)

Definition:

a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease

Class:

state noun (stable states of affairs)

Plural:

syndromes

Part of:

disease

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

"a number of symptoms occurring together", from Modern Latin, from Greek...
(Source: Online Etymology)  [more]

All senses of syndrome...

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Syndrome

the association of several clinically recognizable features, signs, symptoms, phenomena or characteristics that often occur together, so that the presence of one or more features alerts the healthcare provider to the possible presence of the others. In... (37 of 1054 words)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Syndrome

Syndrome (disambiguation)

may refer to: Syndrome in medicine | Syndrome decoding, in coding theory | Syndrome (The Incredibles), a fictional character | Syndrome (video game series) | Syndrome (TV series), is a 2012 JTBC television series starring Han Hye-jin, Song Chang-ui and... (36 of 89 words, 5 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Syndrome (disambiguation)

Collins Dictionary:

syndrome | white-coat hypertension

[medicine] any combination of signs and symptoms that are indicative of a particular disease or disorder | a symptom, characteristic, or set of ... (22 of 457 words, 3 definitions, 9 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/syndrome

Oxford Dictionary:

syndrome | syndromic [derived]

a group of symptoms which consistently occur together, or a condition characterized by a set of associated symptoms | a characteristic combination of ... (22 of 89 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/syndrome

Cambridge Dictionary:

syndrome

a combination of medical problems that commonly go together, which might show the existence of a particular disease or mental condition | used in the ... (24 of 80 words, 3 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/syndrome

Random House Dictionary:

syndrome

[pathology, psychiatry] a group of symptoms that together are characteristic of a specific disorder, disease, or the like. | a group of related or ... (23 of 79 words, 4 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/syndrome

Merriam-Webster:

syndrome

a group of signs and symptoms that occur together and characterize a particular abnormality or condition | a set of concurrent things (as emotions or ... (24 of 72 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/syndrome

American Heritage Dictionary:

syndrome | syndromic [adjective, related]

A group of symptoms that collectively indicate or characterize a disease, psychological disorder, or other abnormal condition. | A complex of symptoms ... (21 of 69 words, 3 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/syndrome

Macmillan British Dictionary:

syndrome [countable] | syndromes [plural]

a medical condition that has a particular set of effects on your body or mind | a set of feelings or actions that are typical in a particular ... (27 of 67 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/syndrome

New World Dictionary:

syndrome | syndromic [adjective, related]

a number of symptoms occurring together and characterizing a specific disease or condition | any set of characteristics regarded as identifying a ... (21 of 44 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/syndrome

Wiktionary:

syndrome [pathology] | syndromes [plural]

A recognizable pattern of signs, symptoms and/or behaviours. (8 of 29 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/syndrome

Britannica Encyclopedia:

disease

a harmful deviation from the normal structural or functional state of an organism. A diseased organism commonly exhibits signs or symptoms indicative ... (22 of 625 words, 3 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/165521​/disease

Columbia Encyclopedia:

disease

impairment of the normal state or functioning of the body as a whole or of any of its parts. Some diseases are acute, producing severe symptoms that ... (27 of 369 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0815624​.html

Encarta Dictionary:

syndrome | syndromes [plural]

a group of signs and symptoms that together are characteristic or indicative of a specific disease or other disorder | a group of things or events ... (25 of 68 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861717757​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Online Etymology:

syndrome

First use: 1540s

Origin: "a number of symptoms occurring together", from Modern Latin, from Greek syndrome "concurrence of symptoms, concourse", from syndromos, ... (19 of 33 etymology words)

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=syndrome

Wiktionary:

syndrome [pathology] | syndromes [plural]

Origin: Ancient Greek συνδρομή (syndrome, "concurrence of symptoms, concourse"), from σύνδρομος (syndromos, "running together"), from συν- (syn-, "with") + δρόμος (dromos,... (20 of 21 etymology words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/syndrome

Collins Dictionary:

syndrome | white-coat hypertension

First use: 16th century

Origin: via New Latin from Greek sundromē, literally: a running together, from syn- + dramein to run

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/syndrome

Oxford Dictionary:

syndrome

Origin: mid 16th century: modern Latin, from Greek sundromē, from sun- "together" + dramein "to run"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/syndrome

American Heritage Dictionary:

syndrome

Origin: Greek sundromē, concurrence of symptoms, from sundromos, running together: sun-, syn- + dromos, a running.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/syndrome

Merriam-Webster:

syndrome

First use: 1541

Origin: New Latin, from Greek syndromē combination, syndrome, from syn- + dramein to run

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/syndrome

New World Dictionary:

syndrome

Origin: Modern Latin from Greek syndromē from syn-, with + dramein, to run: see "dromedary"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/syndrome

Encarta Dictionary:

syndrome | syndromes [plural]

First use: Mid-16th century

Origin: modern Latin from Greek sundromē "running together" from dramein "run"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861717757​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

syndrome | white-coat hypertension

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "syndrome"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "syndrome"

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Cambridge Dictionary:

syndrome

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "syndrome"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "syndrome"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/syndrome

Macmillan British Dictionary:

syndrome [countable] | syndromes [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "syndrome"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/syndrome

Macmillan American Dictionary:

syndrome [countable] | syndromes [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "syndrome"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/syndrome

the Free Dictionary:

syndrome

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "syndrome"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "syndrome"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "syndrome" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/syndrome

Google Dictionary:

syndrome | syndromes [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "syndrome"

www​.google​.com​/#hl=en&tbs=dfn​:1&fp=1&q=syndrome

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

syndrome

Audio: North American pronunciation of "syndrome"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=syndro​01 word=syndrome

YourDictionary Audio:

syndrome

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "syndrome" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/syndrome

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