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syndrome Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun a complex of concurrent things
    • every word has a syndrome of meanings
  2. noun a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease
WordNet

Syn"dro*me noun
Etymology
NL., from Gr. with + a course, a running.
Definitions
  1. Concurrence. R. Glanvill. 2. A group of symptoms occurring together that are characteristic and indicative of some underlying cause, such as a disease.

Webster 1913


"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

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