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Noun 1.

(med) any combination of signs and symptoms that are indicative of a particular disease or disorder


a symptom, characteristic, or set of symptoms or characteristics indicating the existence of a condition, problem, etc

Derived Forms

syndromic (sɪnˈdrɒmɪk) adjective

Word Origin

C16: via New Latin from Greek sundromē, literally: a running together, from syn- + dramein to run

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syndrome in Medicine

syndrome syn·drome (sĭn'drōm')
A group of symptoms that collectively indicate or characterize a disease, a psychological disorder, or another abnormal condition.

syn·drom'ic (-drō'mĭk, -drŏm'ĭk) adj. The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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syndrome in Culture

syndrome [(sin-drohm)]Note: A collection of attitudes or behaviors that go together is often called a syndrome. The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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