manic-depressive illness


noun


Nearby words

  1. maniacal,
  2. manic,
  3. manic depression,
  4. manic disorder,
  5. manic-depressive,
  6. manichaean,
  7. manichaeism,
  8. manichaeus,
  9. manichean,
  10. manichee

Also called man·ic-de·pres·sion.

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Medicine definitions for manic-depressive illness

manic-depressive illness

n.

bipolar disorder

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Science definitions for manic-depressive illness

manic-depressive illness

[ măn′ĭk-dĭ-prĕsĭv ]

See bipolar disorder.
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Culture definitions for manic-depressive illness

manic-depressive illness

See bipolar disorder.

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