noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek syndromē combination, syndrome, from syn- + dramein to run — more at dromedary Date: 1541 1. a group of signs and symptoms that occur together and characterize a particular abnormality or condition 2. a set of concurrent things (as emotions or actions) that usually form an identifiable pattern

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  • Syndrôme — Syndrome Pour les articles homonymes, voir syndrome (homonymie). Un syndrome est un ensemble de signes cliniques et de symptômes qu un patient est susceptible de présenter lors de certaines maladies, ou bien dans des circonstances cliniques d… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • syndrome — [ sɛ̃drom ] n. m. • 1824; n. f. de 1547 à 1872; gr. sundromê « réunion », par le lat. ♦ Méd. Association de plusieurs symptômes, signes ou anomalies constituant une entité clinique reconnaissable, soit par l uniformité de l association des… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • syndrome — pronounced sin drohm, is originally a medical term for ‘a set of symptoms’. Its use as a vogue word in general contexts meaning ‘a characteristic combination of opinions, emotions, behaviour, etc.’, is as recent as the 1950s; it is generally… …   Modern English usage

  • syndrome — a number of symptoms occurring together, 1540s, from Mod.L., from Gk. syndrome concurrence of symptoms, concourse, from syndromos, lit. running together, from syn with + dromos running, course (see DROMEDARY (Cf. dromedary)). Psychological sense… …   Etymology dictionary

  • syndrome — [sin′drōm΄] n. [ModL < Gr syndromē < syn , with + dramein, to run: see DROMEDARY] 1. a number of symptoms occurring together and characterizing a specific disease or condition 2. any set of characteristics regarded as identifying a certain… …   English World dictionary

  • Syndrome — Syn dro*me, n. [NL., from Gr. ?; sy n with + ? a course, a running.] 1. Concurrence. [R.] Glanvill. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) A group of symptoms occurring together that are characteristic and indicative of some underlying cause, such as a disease …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • syndrome — syndrome. См. синдром. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Syndrŏme — (gr.), 1) das Zusammenwirken mehrer Umstände; 2) die Häufung vieler Krankheitsfälle …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Syndrome — Syndrome, griech., das Zusammenwirken mehrer Ursachen; Häufung der Krankheitsfälle …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • syndrome — *disease, disorder, condition, affection, ailment. symptom malady, complaint, distemper …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • syndrome — [n] disease, condition affection, ailment, complaint, complex, diagnostics, disorder, infirmity, malady, problem, prognostics, sickness, sign, symptoms; concepts 306,674 …   New thesaurus

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