HyperDic: syndrome

English > 2 senses of the word syndrome:
NOUNcognitionsyndromea complex of concurrent things
statesyndromea pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease
syndrome > pronunciation
Rhymesaerodrome ... tome: 31 rhymes with owm...
English > syndrome: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA complex of concurrent things.
Example"every word has a syndrome of meanings"
Broadercomplex, compositeA conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts
Spanishconjunto, grupo, sindrome
English > syndrome: 2 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease.
Part ofdiseaseAn impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
NarrowerChinese restaurant syndromeheadache and tingling or burning feelings and sweating caused by eating food that contains monosodium glutamate
Conn's syndromeDisturbances in saltwater balance and symptoms of weakness and muscular cramps and twitching and convulsions and sometimes paralysis
Gulf War syndrome, Persian Gulf illnessA medical condition of uncertain origin that affected many veterans of the 1991 Gulf War
Horner's syndromeA pattern of symptoms occurring as a result of damage to nerves in the cervical region of the spine (drooping eyelids and constricted pupils and absence of facial sweating)
Klinefelter's syndrome, Klinefelter syndrome, XXY-syndromeSyndrome in males that is characterized by small testes and long legs and enlarged breasts and reduced sperm production and mental retardation
Munchausen's syndrome, Munchausen syndromesyndrome consisting of feigning acute and dramatic / dramatic illness for which no clinical evidence is ever found
Noonan's syndromesyndrome seen only in males
Ramsay Hunt syndromesyndrome resulting from infection by the herpes varicella zoster virus
Reiter's syndrome, Reiter's diseaseAn inflammatory syndrome (etiology unknown) predominantly in males
Reye's syndromeacquired encephalopathy following acute viral infections (especially influenza or chicken pox) in young children
Tietze's syndromesyndrome characterized by swelling of rib cartilage (causing pain)
Tourette's syndrome, Gilles de la Tourette syndromeneurological disorder characterized by facial grimaces and tics and movements of the upper body and grunts and shouts and coprolalia
Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndromesyndrome associated with bacterial meningitis
Williams syndromeA rare congenital disorder associated with deletion of genetic material in chromosome 7
Zollinger-Ellison syndromesyndrome consisting of intractable peptic ulceration with gastric hypersecretion and hyperacidity
attention deficit disorder, ADD, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, ADHD, hyperkinetic syndrome, minimal brain dysfunction, minimal brain damage, MBDA condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders
autism(psychiatry) an abnormal absorption with the self
cervical disc syndrome, cervical root syndromeAn abnormal condition resulting from compression of spinal nerve roots in the neck region
fetal alcohol syndrome, FASA congenital medical condition in which body deformation occurs or facial development or mental ability is impaired because the mother drinks alcohol during pregnancy
malabsorption syndromeA pattern of symptoms including loss of appetite and bloating and weight loss and muscle pain and steatorrhea
nephrotic syndrome, nephrosisA syndrome characterized by edema and large amounts of protein in the urine and usually increased blood cholesterol
phantom limb syndromesyndrome consisting of discomfort or pain in a limb that has been amputated
premenstrual syndrome, PMSA syndrome that occurs in many women from 2 to 14 days before the onset of menstruation
radiation sickness, radiation syndrome, radiationsyndrome resulting from exposure to ionizing radiation (e.g., exposure to radioactive chemicals or to nuclear explosions)
restless legs syndrome, restless legs, Ekbom syndromeFeeling of uneasiness and restlessness in the legs after going to bed (sometimes causing insomnia)
scalenus syndromediscomfort and vascular symptoms and loss of sensation in a shoulder and arm
tetany, tetanilla, intermittent tetanus, intermittent cramp, apyretic tetanusclinical neurological syndrome characterized by muscular twitching and cramps and (when severe) seizures
tetralogy of Fallot, Fallot's tetralogy, Fallot's syndromeA congenital heart defect producing cyanosis
thoracic outlet syndromeTingling sensations in the fingers
toxic shock, toxic shock syndrome, TSSsyndrome resulting from a serious acute (sometimes fatal) infection associated with the presence of staphylococcus
Broadersymptom(medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease

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