HyperDic: symptom

English > 2 senses of the word symptom:
NOUNstatesymptom(medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
communicationsymptomanything that accompanies X and is regarded as an indication of X's existence
symptom > pronunciation
Soundssih'mptahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > symptom: 2 senses > noun 1, state
Meaning(medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease.
Categorymedicine, medical specialtyThe branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
Part ofdiseaseAn impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
NarrowerJacquemier's signA purplish discoloration of the mucous membrane of the vagina that occurs early in pregnancy
Kayser-Fleischer ringA pigmented ring at the outer edge of the cornea of the eye
Kernig's signsymptom of meningitis
Koplik's spotssmall red spots with white centers found on the mucous membranes of the mouth and tongue
abscesssymptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue
ague, chills and feversuccessive stages / stages of chills and fever that is a symptom of malaria
albuminuria, proteinuriaThe presence of excessive protein (chiefly albumin but also globulin) in the urine
alkalinuria, alkaluriaA condition in which the urine (which is normally slightly acidic) is alkaline
amenorrhea, amenorrhoea, ameniaabsence or suppression of normal menstrual flow
aminoaciduriaAbnormal presence of amino acids in the urine
ammoniuriaexcessive ammonia in the urine
anemia, anaemiaA lack of vitality
apneatransient cessation of respiration
areflexiaabsence of a reflex
atrophy, wasting, wasting awayA decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse
auraA sensation (as of a cold breeze or bright light) that precedes the onset of certain disorders such as a migraine attack or epileptic seizure
buboA lymph node that is inflamed and swollen because of plague / plague or gonorrhea or tuberculosis
cardiomegaly, megalocardia, megacardia, enlarged heartAn abnormal enlargement of the heart
chill, shiveringA sensation of cold that often marks the start of an infection and the development of a fever
chloasma, melasma, mask of pregnancyA tan discoloration of a woman's face that is associated with pregnancy or with the use of oral contraceptives
clubbingA condition in which the ends of toes and fingers become wide and thick
congestionexcessive accumulation of blood or other fluid in a body part
constipation, irregularityIrregular and infrequent or difficult evacuation of the bowels
cough, coughingA sudden noisy expulsion of air from the lungs that clears the air passages
crepitation raleThe crackling sound heard on auscultation when patients with respiratory diseases inhale
cyanosisA bluish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes
diarrhea, diarrhoea, looseness of the bowels, loosenessfrequent and watery bowel movements
diuresisincreased secretion of urine
dizziness, giddiness, lightheadedness, vertigoA reeling sensation
dyspnea, dyspnoeaDifficult or labored respiration
effectA symptom caused by an illness or a drug
eosinopeniaA decrease in the number of eosinophils in the blood
eosinophiliaA symptom of allergic states
eruptionsymptom consisting of a breaking out and becoming visible
exophthalmosprotrusion of the eyeball from the socket
festinationinvoluntary shortening of stride and quickening of gait that occurs in some diseases (e.g., Parkinson's disease)
fever, febrility, febricity, pyrexia, feverishnessA rise in the temperature of the body
furringA furlike coating of matter as on the tongue
glycosuriaThe presence of abnormally high levels of sugar in the urine
hardeningAbnormal hardening or thickening of tissue
heart murmur, cardiac murmur, murmurAn abnormal sound of the heart
heartburn, pyrosisA painful burning sensation in the chest caused by gastroesophageal reflux (backflow from the stomach irritating / irritating the esophagus)
hematuria, haematuriaThe presence of blood in the urine
hemoglobinemia, haemoglobinemiapresence of excessive hemoglobin in the blood plasma
hemoglobinuria, haemoglobinuriapresence of hemoglobin in the urine
hemoptysis, haemoptysiscoughing up blood from the respiratory tract
hemorrhoid, haemorrhoid, pilespain caused by venous swelling at or inside the anal sphincter
hemosiderosis, haemosiderosisAbnormal deposit of hemosiderin
hiccup, hiccough, singultus(usually plural) the state of having reflex spasms of the diaphragm accompanied by a rapid closure of the glottis producing an audible sound
hot flash, flushsudden brief sensation of heat (associated with menopause and some mental disorders)
hydrophobiaA symptom of rabies in humans consisting of an aversion to swallowing liquids / liquids
hypercalcemia, hypercalcaemiaThe presence of abnormally high levels of calcium in the blood
hypercalciuria, hypercalcinuriaThe presence of abnormally high levels of calcium in the urine
hypercholesterolemia, hypercholesteremiaThe presence of an abnormal amount of cholesterol in the cells and plasma of the blood
hyperglycemia, hyperglycaemiaabnormally high blood sugar usually associated with diabetes
hyperkalemiahigher than normal levels of potassium in the circulating blood
hypernatremiaexcessive amounts of sodium in the blood
hypersplenismenlarged spleen and a decrease in one or more types of blood cells
hypocalcemia, hypocalcaemiaabnormally low level of calcium in the blood
hypoglycemia, hypoglycaemiaabnormally low blood sugar usually resulting from excessive insulin or a poor diet
hypokalemiaabnormally low level of potassium in the circulating blood leading to weakness and heart abnormalities
hyponatremiaabnormally low level of sodium in the blood
hypoproteinemiaabnormally low level of protein in the blood
indigestion, dyspepsia, stomach upset, upset stomachA disorder of digestive function characterized by discomfort or heartburn or nausea
inflammation, redness, ruborA response of body tissues to injury or irritation
jaundice, icterusyellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes caused by an accumulation of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood
kaliuresis, kaluresisThe presence of excess potassium in the urine
keratomalaciasoftening and drying and ulceration of the cornea resulting from vitamin A deficiency
ketonemia, ketosis, acetonemiaAn abnormal increase / increase / increase of ketone bodies in the blood as in diabetes mellitus
ketonuria, ketoaciduria, acetonuriaexcessive amounts of ketone bodies in the urine as in diabetes mellitus or starvation
lipemia, lipaemia, lipidemia, lipidaemia, lipoidemia, lipoidaemia, hyperlipemia, hyperlipaemia, hyperlipidemia, hyperlipidaemia, hyperlipoidemia, hyperlipoidaemiapresence of excess lipids in the blood
lymphuriaThe presence of lymph in the urine
meningismsymptoms that mimic those of meningitis but without inflammation of the meninges
menorrhagia, hypermenorrheaabnormally heavy or prolonged menstruation
monocytosisincrease / increase / increase in the number of monocytes in the blood
musca volitans, muscae volitantes, floater, spotsSpots before the eyes caused by opaque cell fragments in the vitreous humor and lens
myoglobinuriaThe presence of myoglobin in the urine
natriuresisThe presence of abnormally large amounts of sodium in the urine
nausea, sicknessThe state that precedes vomiting
nebulacloudiness of the urine
numbnesspartial or total lack of sensation in a part of the body
ochronosisAn accumulation of dark pigment in cartilage and other connective tissue
oliguriaabnormally small production of urine
pain, hurtingA symptom of some physical hurt or disorder
palpitationA rapid and irregular heart beat
palsyA condition marked by uncontrollable tremor
paresthesia, paraesthesiaAbnormal skin sensations (as tingling or tickling / tickling or itching or burning) usually associated with peripheral nerve damage
postnasal dripchronic secretion of mucus from the rear of the nasal cavity into the nasopharynx
prodrome, prodromaAn early symptom that a disease is developing or that an attack is about to occur
purulence, purulencysymptom of being purulent (containing or forming pus)
pyuriapresence of white blood cells in the urine
rhinorrheapersistent watery mucus discharge from the nose (as in the common cold)
scar, cicatrix, cicatriceA mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue
sneeze, sneezing, sternutationA symptom consisting of the involuntary expulsion of air from the nose
spasm, cramp, muscle spasmA painful and involuntary muscular contraction
steatorrheaThe presence of greater than normal amounts of fat in the feces which are frothy and foul smelling and floating
stridorA whistling sound when breathing (usually heard on inspiration)
swelling, puffiness, lumpAn abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
syndromeA pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease
thrombocytosisincrease / increase / increase in the number of platelets in the blood which tends to cause clots to form
tinnitusA ringing or booming sensation in one or both ears
uratemiapresence of abnormal amounts of uric acid salts in the blood
uraturiapresence of abnormally large amounts of uric acid in the urine
uricaciduriapresence of abnormal amounts of uric acid in the urine
wheezinesspresence of abnormal high-pitched sound heard with a stethoscope when an airway is blocked (as in asthma or chronic bronchitis)
withdrawal symptomAny physical or psychological disturbance (as sweating or depression) experienced by a drug addict when deprived of the drug
Broaderevidence, groundsYour basis for belief or disbelief
Spanishsíntoma
Catalansímptoma
Adjectivessymptomaticrelating to or according to or affecting a symptom or symptoms
symptomaticcharacteristic or indicative of a disease
English > symptom: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningAnything that accompanies X and is regarded as an indication of X's existence.
Broaderindication, indicantSomething that serves to indicate or suggest
Spanishsintoma, síntoma
Catalansímptoma
Adjectivessymptomaticcharacteristic or indicative of a disease

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