What does syndrome mean?

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ˈsɪn droʊm, -drəmsyn·drome

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. syndrome(noun)

    a complex of concurrent things

    "every word has a syndrome of meanings"

  2. syndrome(noun)

    a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease

GCIDE

  1. Syndrome(n.)

    generally, a pattern of characteristics or behaviors occurring together, that are sufficiently common and distinctive to indicate that they are due to a known cause.

    Etymology: [NL., from Gr. ; sy`n with + a course, a running.]

Wiktionary

  1. syndrome(Noun)

    A recognizable pattern of signs, symptoms and/or behaviours.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Syndrome(noun)

    concurrence

    Etymology: [NL., from Gr. ; sy`n with + a course, a running.]

  2. Syndrome(noun)

    a group of symptoms occurring together that are characteristic and indicative of some underlying cause, such as a disease

    Etymology: [NL., from Gr. ; sy`n with + a course, a running.]

Freebase

  1. Syndrome

    In medicine and psychology, a syndrome is 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 recent decades, the term has been used outside medicine to refer to a combination of phenomena seen in association. Some syndromes, such as Down syndrome, have only one cause; others, such as Parkinsonian syndrome, have multiple possible causes. In other cases, the cause of the syndrome is unknown. The term syndrome derives from the Greek συνδρομή and means "concurrence of symptoms, concourse", from σύν, "along with, together" + δρόμος, amongst others "course". A familiar syndrome name often continues to be used even after an underlying cause has been found, or when there are a number of different primary causes that all give rise to the same combination of symptoms and signs. Many syndromes are named after the physicians credited with first reporting the association; these are "eponymous" syndromes. Otherwise, disease features or presumed causes, as well as references to geography, history or poetry, can lend their names to syndromes.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Syndrome

    sin′drō-mē, n. concurrence. [Gr., syn, together, dramein, to run.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Syndrome

    A symptom complex of unknown etiology, that is characteristic of a particular abnormality.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'syndrome' in Nouns Frequency: #2542

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of syndrome in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of syndrome in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of syndrome in a Sentence

  1. Kenichi Tamama:

    Especially for the liver transplant clinics or alcohol abuse clinics, it's important for them to recognize this rare condition, because they're the ones that monitor alcohol abstinence, and as you see in this case, the lab test results with urinary auto-brewery syndrome might be misinterpreted.

  2. Peter Aziz:

    We're not saying that this is a 'one size fits all,' every Long QT syndrome patient is free to play sports. It should still be under the guidance of a doctor, or an expert that understands what the risks are, but if you do and the patient behaves and follows what we think is a good treatment strategy, we think that the risk is low, certainly lower than we thought in the past.

  3. Pinellas County Sheriff Office:

    LaPointe had Down syndrome, was non-verbal, had the cognitive ability of a 1-year-old, and was unable to care for himself, this poor guy baked.

  4. Robert Burr:

    There will be a spike in the overall market because of its (Cuban rum) forbidden fruit syndrome.

  5. Amanda Priest:

    Following the court's adverse ruling, the Attorney General immediately filed an appeal to the Eighth Circuit, amanda Priest continues to defend Arkansas law protecting women's health by requiring a board certified or eligible OBGYN to perform an abortion, as well as Arkansas laws that( protect) unborn life by prohibiting abortions after 18 weeks and at any time if based on a Down Syndrome diagnosis.

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