[ sin-drohm, -druh m ]
/ ˈsɪn droʊm, -drəm /
Pathology, Psychiatry. a group of symptoms that together are characteristic of a specific disorder, disease, or the like.
a group of related or coincident things, events, actions, etc.
the pattern of symptoms that characterize or indicate a particular social condition.
a predictable, characteristic pattern of behavior, action, etc., that tends to occur under certain circumstances: the retirement syndrome of endless golf and bridge games; the feast-or-famine syndrome of big business.
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Origin of syndrome
Related formssyn·drom·ic [sin-drom-ik] /sɪnˈdrɒm ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for syndromic
/ (ˈsɪndrəʊm) /
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 Formssyndromic (sɪnˈdrɒmɪk), adjective
Word Origin for syndrome
C16: via New Latin from Greek sundromē, literally: a running together, from syn- + dramein to run
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Medicine definitions for syndromic
[ sĭn′drōm′ ]
A group of symptoms that collectively indicate or characterize a disease, a psychological disorder, or another abnormal condition.
Related formssyn•drom′ic (-drō′mĭk, -drŏm′ĭk) adj.
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Science definitions for syndromic
[ sĭn′drōm′ ]
An abnormal condition or disease that is identified by an established group of signs and symptoms.
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Culture definitions for syndromic
[ (sin-drohm) ]
A set of signs and symptoms that appear together and characterize a disease or medical condition. AIDS is an example of a syndrome.
A collection of attitudes or behaviors that go together is often called a syndrome.
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