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retch

  • noun an involuntary spasm of ineffectual vomiting
    heave.
    • a bad case of the heaves
  • verb eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    regorge; be sick; disgorge; spew; vomit up; puke; honk; cat; purge; cast; spue; upchuck; vomit; sick; barf; regurgitate; throw up; chuck.
    • After drinking too much, the students vomited
    • He purged continuously
    • The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

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concept

  • noun an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
    conception; construct.

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hypocalcemia

  • noun abnormally low level of calcium in the blood; associated with hypoparathyroidism or kidney malfunction or vitamin D deficiency
    hypocalcaemia.

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chain

  • noun a series of things depending on each other as if linked together
    concatenation.
    • the chain of command
    • a complicated concatenation of circumstances
  • noun (chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule)
    chemical chain.

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morning_sickness

  • noun nausea early in the day; a characteristic symptom in the early months of pregnancy

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liverish

  • adjective satellite suffering from or suggesting a liver disorder or gastric distress
    bilious; livery.
  • adjective satellite irritable as if suffering from indigestion
    dyspeptic; bilious; atrabilious.

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causalgia

  • noun a burning pain in a limb along the course of a peripheral nerve; usually associated with skin changes

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hypercholesterolemia

  • noun the presence of an abnormal amount of cholesterol in the cells and plasma of the blood; associated with the risk of atherosclerosis
    hypercholesteremia.

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vacterl

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unhealed

  • adjective satellite not healed
    • an unhealed wound

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split_personality

  • noun a relatively rare dissociative disorder in which the usual integrity of the personality breaks down and two or more independent personalities emerge
    multiple personality.

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disc

  • noun sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove
    phonograph recording; platter; phonograph record; record; disk.
  • noun something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate
    disk; saucer.
    • the moon's disk hung in a cloudless sky

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sick-abed

  • adjective satellite confined to bed (by illness)
    bedrid; bedridden; bedfast.

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volitantes

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dainty

  • noun something considered choice to eat
    goody; kickshaw; delicacy; treat.
  • adjective satellite affectedly dainty or refined
    twee; prim; niminy-piminy; mincing.

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stinging

  • noun a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung
    sting.
    • the sting of death
    • he felt the stinging of nettles
  • verb cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort
    bite; burn; sting.
    • The sun burned his face

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rhinitis

  • noun an inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the nose (usually associated with nasal discharge)
    coryza.

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mental_hygiene

  • noun the branch of psychiatry concerned with psychological methods
    psychotherapeutics; psychotherapy.

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milk

  • noun a white nutritious liquid secreted by mammals and used as food by human beings
  • noun produced by mammary glands of female mammals for feeding their young

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poorly

  • adjective satellite somewhat ill or prone to illness
    peaked; indisposed; unwell; sickly; under the weather; ailing; seedy.
    • my poor ailing grandmother
    • feeling a bit indisposed today
    • you look a little peaked
    • feeling poorly
    • a sickly child
    • is unwell and can't come to work
  • adverb (`ill' is often used as a combining form) in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner; not well
    badly; ill.
    • he was ill prepared
    • it ill befits a man to betray old friends
    • the car runs badly
    • he performed badly on the exam
    • the team played poorly
    • ill-fitting clothes
    • an ill-conceived plan

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seasick

  • adjective satellite experiencing motion sickness
    airsick; carsick; air sick.

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psychopathic

  • adjective satellite suffering from an undiagnosed mental disorder
    psychopathologic; psychopathological.

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embolism

  • noun an insertion into a calendar
    intercalation.
  • noun occlusion of a blood vessel by an embolus (a loose clot or air bubble or other particle)

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klein

  • noun German mathematician who created the Klein bottle (1849-1925)
    Felix Klein.
  • noun United States psychoanalyst (born in Austria) who was the first to specialize in the psychoanalysis of small children (1882-1960)
    Melanie Klein.

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hematocyturia

  • noun the presence of red blood cells in the urine
    haematocyturia.

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physiological

  • adjective of or relating to the biological study of physiology
    • physiological psychology
    • Pavlov's physiological theories
  • adjective satellite of or consistent with an organism's normal functioning
    physiologic.
    • physiologic functions
    • physiological processes

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flash

  • noun a sudden intense burst of radiant energy
  • noun a momentary brightness

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specialty

  • noun an asset of special worth or utility
    strong suit; strength; speciality; strong point; long suit; forte; metier.
    • cooking is his forte
  • noun a distinguishing trait
    peculiarity; distinctiveness; speciality; specialness.

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tetanilla

  • noun clinical neurological syndrome characterized by muscular twitching and cramps and (when severe) seizures; associated with calcium deficiency (hypoparathyroidism) or vitamin D deficiency or alkalosis
    intermittent tetanus; tetany; intermittent cramp; apyretic tetanus.

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charge

  • noun an impetuous rush toward someone or something
    • the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary
    • the battle began with a cavalry charge
  • noun (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
    complaint.
    • he was arrested on a charge of larceny

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appendicitis

  • noun inflammation of the vermiform appendix

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dry_socket

  • noun inflammation in the socket of a tooth; sometimes occurs after a tooth is extracted and a blood clot fails to form
    alveolitis.

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spastic_paralysis

  • noun a loss or deficiency of motor control with involuntary spasms caused by permanent brain damage present at birth
    cerebral palsy.

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epicondylitis

  • noun painful inflammation of the muscles and soft tissues around an epicondyle

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crimson

  • noun a deep and vivid red color
    ruby; deep red.
  • verb turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame
    blush; redden; flush.
    • The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by

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cervicitis

  • noun inflammation of the uterine cervix

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tonsillitis

  • noun inflammation of the tonsils (especially the palatine tonsils)

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inflammation

  • noun a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
    rubor; redness.
  • noun the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up
    excitement; fervour; fervor; excitation.
    • his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled
    • he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation

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torture

  • noun extreme mental distress
    torment; anguish.
  • noun unbearable physical pain
    torment.

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amenia

  • noun absence or suppression of normal menstrual flow
    amenorrhoea; amenorrhea.

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ketonuria

  • noun excessive amounts of ketone bodies in the urine as in diabetes mellitus or starvation
    acetonuria; ketoaciduria.

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cardiomegaly

  • noun an abnormal enlargement of the heart
    megacardia; enlarged heart; megalocardia.
    • mild cardiomegaly is common in athletes

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ague

  • noun a fit of shivering or shaking
  • noun successive stages of chills and fever that is a symptom of malaria
    chills and fever.

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asthmatic

  • noun a person suffering from asthma
    • she is a chronic asthmatic
    • the painful gasps of a dying asthmatic
  • adjective satellite relating to breathing with a whistling sound
    wheezing; wheezy.

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manic

  • adjective satellite affected with or marked by frenzy or mania uncontrolled by reason
    frenzied.
    • a frenzied attack
    • a frenzied mob
    • the prosecutor's frenzied denunciation of the accused"- H.W.Carter
    • outbursts of drunken violence and manic activity and creativity

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odynophagia

  • noun severe pain on swallowing due to a disorder of the esophagus

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yellow

  • noun yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
    yellowness.
  • verb turn yellow
    • The pages of the book began to yellow

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hemoglobinuria

  • noun presence of hemoglobin in the urine
    haemoglobinuria.

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floater

  • noun spots before the eyes caused by opaque cell fragments in the vitreous humor and lens
    spots; musca volitans; muscae volitantes.
    • floaters seem to drift through the field of vision
  • noun a debt instrument with a variable interest rate tied to some other interest rate (e.g. the rate paid by T-bills)

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labor

  • noun a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages
    working class; labour; proletariat.
    • there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field
  • noun productive work (especially physical work done for wages)
    toil; labour.
    • his labor did not require a great deal of skill

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proctitis

  • noun inflammation of the rectum; marked by bloody stools and a frequent urge to defecate; frequently associated with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis

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difference

  • noun the quality of being unlike or dissimilar
    • there are many differences between jazz and rock
  • noun a variation that deviates from the standard or norm
    deviation; divergence; departure.
    • the deviation from the mean

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premenstrual

  • adjective of or relating to or occurring during the period just before menstruation

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condition

  • noun a state at a particular time
    status.
    • a condition (or state) of disrepair
    • the current status of the arms negotiations
  • noun an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
    precondition; stipulation.

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anemia

  • noun a deficiency of red blood cells
    anaemia.
  • noun a lack of vitality
    anaemia.

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hiccup

  • noun (usually plural) the state of having reflex spasms of the diaphragm accompanied by a rapid closure of the glottis producing an audible sound; sometimes a symptom of indigestion
    singultus; hiccough.
    • how do you cure the hiccups?
  • verb breathe spasmodically, and make a sound
    hiccough.
    • When you have to hiccup, drink a glass of cold water

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jakob-creutzfeldt_disease

  • noun rare (usually fatal) brain disease (usually in middle age) caused by an unidentified slow virus; characterized by progressive dementia and gradual loss of muscle control
    Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease; CJD.

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ibn

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shock

  • noun the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally
    daze; stupor.
    • his mother's death left him in a daze
    • he was numb with shock
  • noun the violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat
    impact.
    • the armies met in the shock of battle

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furring

  • noun a furlike coating of matter as on the tongue
  • noun strip used to give a level surface for attaching wallboard
    furring strip.

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hemothorax

  • noun accumulation of blood in the pleural cavity (the space between the lungs and the walls of the chest)
    haemothorax.

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tenderness

  • noun a tendency to express warm and affectionate feeling
  • noun a pain that is felt (as when the area is touched)
    soreness; rawness.
    • the best results are generally obtained by inserting the needle into the point of maximum tenderness
    • after taking a cold, rawness of the larynx and trachea come on

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diseased_person

  • noun a person suffering from an illness
    sick person; sufferer.

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dysplasia

  • noun abnormal development (of organs or cells) or an abnormal structure resulting from such growth

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eosinophilia

  • noun a symptom of allergic states; increased eosinophils in the blood

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the_trots

  • noun obscene terms for diarrhea
    the shits.

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balanoposthitis

  • noun inflammation of both the head of the penis and the foreskin

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alveolitis

  • noun inflammation in the socket of a tooth; sometimes occurs after a tooth is extracted and a blood clot fails to form
    dry socket.
  • noun inflammation of the alveoli in the lungs caused by inhaling dust; with repeated exposure the condition may become chronic

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sleep

  • noun a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
    slumber.
    • he didn't get enough sleep last night
    • calm as a child in dreamless slumber
  • noun a torpid state resembling deep sleep
    sopor.

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costalgia

  • noun pain in the chest caused by inflammation of the muscles between the ribs
    pleurodynia; pleuralgia.

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karl_augustus_menninger

  • noun United States psychiatrist and son of Charles Menninger (1893-1990)
    Menninger; Karl Menninger.

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diarrhoea

  • noun frequent and watery bowel movements; can be a symptom of infection or food poisoning or colitis or a gastrointestinal tumor
    looseness of the bowels; looseness; diarrhea.

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psychopathologic

  • adjective satellite suffering from an undiagnosed mental disorder
    psychopathic; psychopathological.

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hardening

  • noun abnormal hardening or thickening of tissue
  • noun the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization
    solidifying; curing; set; solidification.
    • the hardening of concrete
    • he tested the set of the glue

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sickish

  • adjective satellite feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit
    queasy; nauseous; nauseated; sick.

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enanthem

  • noun eruption on a mucous membrane (as the inside of the mouth) occurring as a symptom of a disease
    enanthema.

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vaginitis

  • noun inflammation of the vagina (usually associated with candidiasis)

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trend

  • noun a general direction in which something tends to move
    tendency.
    • the shoreward tendency of the current
    • the trend of the stock market
  • noun general line of orientation
    course.
    • the river takes a southern course
    • the northeastern trend of the coast

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radiation_syndrome

  • noun syndrome resulting from exposure to ionizing radiation (e.g., exposure to radioactive chemicals or to nuclear explosions); low doses cause diarrhea and nausea and vomiting and sometimes loss of hair; greater exposure can cause sterility and cataracts and some forms of cancer and other diseases; severe exposure can cause death within hours
    radiation; radiation sickness.
    • he was suffering from radiation

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karl_menninger

  • noun United States psychiatrist and son of Charles Menninger (1893-1990)
    Menninger; Karl Augustus Menninger.

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sign

  • noun a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)
    mark.
    • he showed signs of strain
    • they welcomed the signs of spring
  • noun a public display of a message
    • he posted signs in all the shop windows

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past

  • noun the time that has elapsed
    past times; yesteryear.
    • forget the past
  • noun a earlier period in someone's life (especially one that they have reason to keep secret)
    • reporters dug into the candidate's past

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referred_pain

  • noun pain that is felt at a place in the body different from the injured or diseased part where the pain would be expected
    • angina pectoris can cause referred pain in the left shoulder
    • pain in the right shoulder can be referred pain from gallbladder disease

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colic

  • noun acute abdominal pain (especially in infants)
    griping; intestinal colic; gripes.

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woozy

  • adjective satellite having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling
    giddy; vertiginous; dizzy.
    • had a dizzy spell
    • a dizzy pinnacle
    • had a headache and felt giddy
    • a giddy precipice
    • feeling woozy from the blow on his head
    • a vertiginous climb up the face of the cliff

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rachitis

  • noun inflammation of the vertebral column
  • noun childhood disease caused by deficiency of vitamin D and sunlight associated with impaired metabolism of calcium and phosphorus
    rickets.

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ail

  • noun aromatic bulb used as seasoning
    garlic.
  • verb be ill or unwell

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munchausen's_syndrome

  • noun syndrome consisting of feigning acute and dramatic illness for which no clinical evidence is ever found
    Munchausen syndrome.

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pyrexia

  • noun a rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection
    febricity; fever; feverishness; febrility.

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rachitic

  • adjective satellite affected with, suffering from, or characteristic of rickets
    rickety.
    • rickety limbs and joints
    • a rachitic patient

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jaundice

  • noun yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes caused by an accumulation of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood; can be a symptom of gallstones or liver infection or anemia
    icterus.
  • noun a rough and bitter manner
    acrimony; tartness; bitterness; acerbity; thorniness.

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hallucinating

  • adjective satellite experiencing delirium
    delirious.
  • verb perceive what is not there; have illusions
    hallucinate.

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seasickness

  • noun motion sickness experienced while traveling on water
    mal de mer; naupathia.

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uricaciduria

  • noun presence of abnormal amounts of uric acid in the urine; symptom of gout

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minamata_disease

  • noun a form of mercury poisoning among people who ate fish from mercury-contaminated waters of Minamata Bay off Japan in the 1950s; characterized by severe neurological degeneration

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meningism

  • noun symptoms that mimic those of meningitis but without inflammation of the meninges

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demoniac

  • noun someone who acts as if possessed by a demon
  • adjective satellite frenzied as if possessed by a demon
    amok; possessed; amuck; berserk; demoniacal.
    • the soldier was completely amuck
    • berserk with grief
    • a berserk worker smashing windows

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vomiting

  • noun the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    emesis; disgorgement; puking; vomit; regurgitation.
  • verb eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    retch; regorge; be sick; disgorge; spew; vomit up; puke; honk; cat; purge; cast; spue; upchuck; vomit; sick; barf; regurgitate; throw up; chuck.
    • After drinking too much, the students vomited
    • He purged continuously
    • The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

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fallot

  • noun French physician who described cardiac anomalies including Fallot's tetralogy (1850-1911)
    Etienne-Louis Arthur Fallot.

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keratomalacia

  • noun softening and drying and ulceration of the cornea resulting from vitamin A deficiency; symptom of cystic fibrosis or sprue

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xxy-syndrome

  • noun syndrome in males that is characterized by small testes and long legs and enlarged breasts and reduced sperm production and mental retardation; a genetic defect in which an extra X chromosome (XXY) is present in the male
    Klinefelter syndrome; Klinefelter's syndrome.

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writer's_cramp

  • noun muscular spasms of thumb and forefinger while writing with a pen or pencil
    graphospasm.

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congestion

  • noun excessive accumulation of blood or other fluid in a body part
  • noun excessive crowding
    over-crowding.
    • traffic congestion

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scalenus

  • noun any of four pairs of muscles extending from the cervical vertebrae to the second rib; involved in moving the neck and in breathing
    musculus scalenus; scalene muscle.

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shortness

  • noun the property of being of short spatial extent
    • the shortness of the Channel crossing
  • noun the condition of being short of something
    • there was no shortness of money
    • can cause shortness of breath

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scrofula

  • noun a form of tuberculosis characterized by swellings of the lymphatic glands
    struma; king's evil.

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sina

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dry

  • noun a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
    prohibitionist.
  • verb remove the moisture from and make dry
    dry out.
    • dry clothes
    • dry hair

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à

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raynaud's_sign

  • noun cyanosis of the extremities; can occur when a spasm of the blood vessels is caused by exposure to cold or by strong emotion
    acrocyanosis.

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vellication

  • noun a sudden muscle spasm; especially one caused by a nervous condition
    twitching; twitch.

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under_the_weather

  • adjective satellite somewhat ill or prone to illness
    peaked; indisposed; unwell; sickly; ailing; seedy; poorly.
    • my poor ailing grandmother
    • feeling a bit indisposed today
    • you look a little peaked
    • feeling poorly
    • a sickly child
    • is unwell and can't come to work

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numbness

  • noun partial or total lack of sensation in a part of the body; a symptom of nerve damage or dysfunction
  • noun the trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally
    spiritlessness; apathy; indifference.

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shift

  • noun an event in which something is displaced without rotation
    displacement.
  • noun a qualitative change
    transformation; transmutation.

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iridocyclitis

  • noun inflammation of the iris and ciliary body of the eye

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etiology

  • noun the cause of a disease
    aetiology.
  • noun the philosophical study of causation
    aetiology.

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agraphia

  • noun a loss of the ability to write or to express thoughts in writing because of a brain lesion
    logagraphia; anorthography.

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nauseant

  • noun a medicine that induces nausea and vomiting
    vomit; vomitive; emetic.

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chloasma

  • noun a tan discoloration of a woman's face that is associated with pregnancy or with the use of oral contraceptives
    melasma; mask of pregnancy.

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gilles_de_la_tourette_syndrome

  • noun neurological disorder characterized by facial grimaces and tics and movements of the upper body and grunts and shouts and coprolalia
    Tourette's syndrome.

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sword

  • noun a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard
    steel; brand; blade.

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pyrectic

  • noun any substance that can cause a rise in body temperature
    pyrogen.
  • adjective having or causing fever

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opinion

  • noun a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty
    thought; persuasion; sentiment; view.
    • my opinion differs from yours
    • I am not of your persuasion
    • what are your thoughts on Haiti?
  • noun a message expressing a belief about something; the expression of a belief that is held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof
    view.
    • his opinions appeared frequently on the editorial page

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gene

  • noun (genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity
    cistron; factor.
    • genes were formerly called factors

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endarteritis

  • noun inflammation of the inner lining of an artery

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freudian_psychology

  • noun the psychological theories of Sigmund Freud

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hemoglobinemia

  • noun presence of excessive hemoglobin in the blood plasma
    haemoglobinemia.

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pancreatitis

  • noun inflammation of the pancreas; usually marked by abdominal pain

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carotidynia

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sufferer

  • noun a person suffering from an illness
    sick person; diseased person.
  • noun one who suffers for the sake of principle
    martyr.

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chinese_restaurant_syndrome

  • noun headache and tingling or burning feelings and sweating caused by eating food that contains monosodium glutamate

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crazy

  • noun someone deranged and possibly dangerous
    loony; weirdo; looney; nutcase.
  • adjective satellite affected with madness or insanity
    unhinged; brainsick; demented; disturbed; mad; sick; unbalanced.
    • a man who had gone mad

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psychological

  • adjective satellite mental or emotional as opposed to physical in nature
    • give psychological support
    • psychological warfare
  • adjective of or relating to or determined by psychology
    • psychological theories

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improbable

  • adjective not likely to be true or to occur or to have occurred
    unlikely.
    • legislation on the question is highly unlikely
    • an improbable event
  • adjective satellite having a probability too low to inspire belief
    unbelievable; unlikely; unconvincing.

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epididymitis

  • noun painful inflammation of the epididymis

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stridor

  • noun a whistling sound when breathing (usually heard on inspiration); indicates obstruction of the trachea or larynx

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paralyzed

  • adjective satellite affected with paralysis
    paralytic.
  • verb make powerless and unable to function
    paralyze; paralyse.
    • The bureaucracy paralyzes the entire operation

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ailing

  • adjective satellite somewhat ill or prone to illness
    peaked; indisposed; unwell; sickly; under the weather; seedy; poorly.
    • my poor ailing grandmother
    • feeling a bit indisposed today
    • you look a little peaked
    • feeling poorly
    • a sickly child
    • is unwell and can't come to work
  • verb be ill or unwell
    ail.

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phrenitis

  • noun inflammation of the brain usually caused by a virus; symptoms include headache and neck pain and drowsiness and nausea and fever (`phrenitis' is no longer in scientific use)
    encephalitis; cephalitis.

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attention_deficit_disorder

  • noun a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders
    attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; minimal brain dysfunction; MBD; ADD; minimal brain damage; hyperkinetic syndrome; ADHD.

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cerebral_palsy

  • noun a loss or deficiency of motor control with involuntary spasms caused by permanent brain damage present at birth
    spastic paralysis.

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wasting_away

  • noun a decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse
    atrophy; wasting.

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nauseated

  • adjective satellite feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit
    queasy; nauseous; sick; sickish.
  • verb upset and make nauseated
    nauseate; sicken; turn one's stomach.
    • The smell of the food turned the pregnant woman's stomach
    • The mold on the food sickened the diners

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festination

  • noun involuntary shortening of stride and quickening of gait that occurs in some diseases (e.g., Parkinson's disease)

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faint

  • noun a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain
    swoon; deliquium; syncope.
  • verb pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain
    swoon; pass out; conk.

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pleuralgia

  • noun pain in the chest caused by inflammation of the muscles between the ribs
    pleurodynia; costalgia.

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zollinger-ellison_syndrome

  • noun syndrome consisting of intractable peptic ulceration with gastric hypersecretion and hyperacidity

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toxic_shock_syndrome

  • noun syndrome resulting from a serious acute (sometimes fatal) infection associated with the presence of staphylococcus; characterized by fever and diarrhea and nausea and diffuse erythema and shock; occurs especially in menstruating women using highly absorbent tampons
    toxic shock; TSS.

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heart_murmur

  • noun an abnormal sound of the heart; sometimes a sign of abnormal function of the heart valves
    cardiac murmur; murmur.

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keratoconjunctivitis

  • noun inflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva

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maple_syrup_urine_disease

  • noun an inherited disorder of metabolism in which the urine has a odor characteristic of maple syrup; if untreated it can lead to mental retardation and death in early childhood
    branched chain ketoaciduria.

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alalia

  • noun paralysis of the vocal cords resulting in an inability to speak

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reye's_syndrome

  • noun acquired encephalopathy following acute viral infections (especially influenza or chicken pox) in young children; characterized by fever, vomiting, disorientation, coma, and fatty infiltration of the liver

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lump

  • noun a compact mass
    clod; ball; glob; clump; chunk.
    • a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder
  • noun an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
    swelling; puffiness.

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lipoidaemia

  • noun presence of excess lipids in the blood
    hyperlipoidemia; hyperlipaemia; hyperlipidaemia; hyperlipoidaemia; lipaemia; hyperlipemia; lipidaemia; lipemia; hyperlipidemia; lipoidemia; lipidemia.

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jejunitis

  • noun inflammation of the jejunum of the small intestine

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tuberculosis

  • noun infection transmitted by inhalation or ingestion of tubercle bacilli and manifested in fever and small lesions (usually in the lungs but in various other parts of the body in acute stages)
    TB; T.B..

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rick

  • noun a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick' and `wrick' are British)
    wrick; kink; crick.
  • noun a stack of hay
    hayrick; haystack.

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enanthema

  • noun eruption on a mucous membrane (as the inside of the mouth) occurring as a symptom of a disease
    enanthem.

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oesophagitis

  • noun inflammation of the esophagus; often caused by gastroesophageal reflux
    esophagitis.

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palsied

  • adjective satellite affected with palsy or uncontrollable tremor
    • palsied hands
  • verb affect with palsy
    palsy.

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composite

  • noun a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts
    complex.
    • the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town
  • noun considered the most highly evolved dicotyledonous plants, characterized by florets arranged in dense heads that resemble single flowers
    composite plant.

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under

  • adjective satellite located below or beneath something else
    nether.
    • nether garments
    • the under parts of a machine
  • adjective satellite lower in rank, power, or authority
    • an under secretary

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munchausen_syndrome

  • noun syndrome consisting of feigning acute and dramatic illness for which no clinical evidence is ever found
    Munchausen's syndrome.

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growing_pains

  • noun pain in muscles or joints sometimes experienced by children and often attributed to rapid growth
  • noun emotional distress arising during adolescence

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skin_eruption

  • noun eruption on the skin occurring as a symptom of a disease
    exanthem; exanthema.

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hurt

  • noun any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
    harm; injury; trauma.
  • noun psychological suffering
    suffering; distress.
    • the death of his wife caused him great distress

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loony

  • noun someone deranged and possibly dangerous
    weirdo; crazy; looney; nutcase.
  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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torment

  • noun unbearable physical pain
    torture.
  • noun extreme mental distress
    anguish; torture.

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cellulitis

  • noun an inflammation of body tissue (especially that below the skin) characterized by fever and swelling and redness and pain

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frenzy

  • noun state of violent mental agitation
    fury; delirium; craze; hysteria.

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tetralogy

  • noun a series of four related works (plays or operas or novels)

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qualm

  • noun uneasiness about the fitness of an action
    scruple; misgiving.
  • noun a mild state of nausea
    squeamishness; queasiness.

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hurry

  • noun a condition of urgency making it necessary to hurry
    haste.
    • in a hurry to lock the door
  • noun overly eager speed (and possible carelessness)
    precipitation; hastiness; haste; hurriedness.
    • he soon regretted his haste

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eunuchoidism

  • noun the state of being a eunuch (either because of lacking testicles or because they failed to develop)
    male hypogonadism.

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syndromal

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socket

  • noun a bony hollow into which a structure fits
  • noun receptacle where something (a pipe or probe or end of a bone) is inserted

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town

  • noun an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
    • they drive through town on their way to work
  • noun the people living in a municipality smaller than a city
    townspeople; townsfolk.
    • the whole town cheered the team

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parametritis

  • noun inflammation of connective tissue adjacent to the uterus

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postnasal

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hypoglycaemia

  • noun abnormally low blood sugar usually resulting from excessive insulin or a poor diet
    hypoglycemia.

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word

  • noun a unit of language that native speakers can identify
    • words are the blocks from which sentences are made
    • he hardly said ten words all morning
  • noun a brief statement
    • he didn't say a word about it

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laminitis

  • noun inflammation of the laminated tissue that attaches the hoof to the foot of a horse
    founder.

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clinical_psychologist

  • noun a therapist who deals with mental and emotional disorders
    psychotherapist.

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trot

  • noun a slow pace of running
    lope; jog.
  • noun radicals who support Trotsky's theory that socialism must be established throughout the world by continuing revolution
    Trotskyite; Trotskyist.

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myodynia

  • noun pain in a muscle or group of muscles
    myalgia.

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car

  • noun a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
    machine; motorcar; automobile; auto.
    • he needs a car to get to work
  • noun a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad
    railroad car; railcar; railway car.
    • three cars had jumped the rails

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crossbreed

  • noun (genetics) an organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar parents or stock; especially offspring produced by breeding plants or animals of different varieties or breeds or species
    hybrid; cross.
    • a mule is a cross between a horse and a donkey
  • verb breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties
    hybridize; interbreed; cross; hybridise.
    • cross a horse and a donkey
    • Mendel tried crossbreeding
    • these species do not interbreed

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cat

  • noun feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and no ability to roar: domestic cats; wildcats
    true cat.
  • noun an informal term for a youth or man
    bozo; guy; hombre.
    • a nice guy
    • the guy's only doing it for some doll

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purge

  • noun the act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge
    purgation; purging.
  • noun an act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or other undesired elements
    purging.

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waterhouse-friderichsen_syndrome

  • noun syndrome associated with bacterial meningitis; marked by sudden high fever and skin discoloration and petechiae with hemorrhage into the adrenal glands and cardiovascular collapse

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william_claire_menninger

  • noun United States psychiatrist and son of Charles Menninger (1899-1966)
    Menninger; William Menninger.

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coue

  • noun French psychotherapist who claimed that if one imagined one was getting better, one would get better (1857-1926)
    Emile Coue.

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bowleg

  • noun a leg bowed outward at the knee (or below the knee)
    bandy leg; tibia vara; bandyleg; genu varum; bow leg.
  • adjective satellite have legs that curve outward at the knees
    bowed; bandy; bowlegged; bandy-legged.

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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growing

  • noun (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level
    development; ontogenesis; maturation; ontogeny; growth.
    • he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children
  • noun (electronics) the production of (semiconductor) crystals by slow crystallization from the molten state

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william_menninger

  • noun United States psychiatrist and son of Charles Menninger (1899-1966)
    William Claire Menninger; Menninger.

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crackers

  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy
  • noun a thin crisp wafer made of flour and water with or without leavening and shortening; unsweetened or semisweet
    cracker.

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root

  • noun (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground
  • noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    origin; beginning; rootage; source.
    • the Italian beginning of the Renaissance
    • Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
    • Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
    • communism's Russian root

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example

  • noun an item of information that is typical of a class or group
    instance; illustration; representative.
    • this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome
    • there is an example on page 10
  • noun a representative form or pattern
    model.
    • I profited from his example

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natriuresis

  • noun the presence of abnormally large amounts of sodium in the urine

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heart

  • noun the locus of feelings and intuitions
    bosom.
    • in your heart you know it is true
    • her story would melt your bosom
  • noun the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body
    pump; ticker.
    • he stood still, his heart thumping wildly

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unilateral

  • adjective involving only one part or side
    one-sided.
    • unilateral paralysis
    • a unilateral decision
  • adjective satellite tracing descent from either the paternal or the maternal line only

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callosity

  • noun an area of skin that is thick or hard from continual pressure or friction (as the sole of the foot)
    callus.
  • noun devoid of passion or feeling; hardheartedness
    callousness; insensibility; hardness; unfeelingness.

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hypercalcinuria

  • noun the presence of abnormally high levels of calcium in the urine; usually the result of excessive bone resorption in hyperparathyroidism or osteoporosis
    hypercalciuria.

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fallot's_tetralogy

  • noun a congenital heart defect producing cyanosis; characterized by four symptoms: pulmonary stenosis and ventricular septal defect and malposition of the aorta over both ventricles and hypertrophy of the right ventricle
    Fallot's syndrome; tetralogy of Fallot.

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keratitis

  • noun inflammation of the cornea causing watery painful eyes and blurred vision

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logagraphia

  • noun a loss of the ability to write or to express thoughts in writing because of a brain lesion
    agraphia; anorthography.

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crick

  • noun a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick' and `wrick' are British)
    wrick; rick; kink.
  • noun English biochemist who (with Watson in 1953) helped discover the helical structure of DNA (1916-2004)
    Francis Crick; Francis Henry Compton Crick.

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sense

  • noun a general conscious awareness
    • a sense of security
    • a sense of happiness
    • a sense of danger
    • a sense of self
  • noun the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted
    signified.
    • the dictionary gave several senses for the word
    • in the best sense charity is really a duty
    • the signifier is linked to the signified

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hydrothorax

  • noun accumulation of fluid in the pleural cavity (the space between the lungs and the walls of the chest) often resulting from disease of the heart or kidneys

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prostration

  • noun an abrupt failure of function or complete physical exhaustion
    collapse.
    • the commander's prostration demoralized his men
  • noun abject submission; the emotional equivalent of prostrating your body

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hyponatremia

  • noun abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration

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craze

  • noun an interest followed with exaggerated zeal
    rage; fad; furore; cult; furor.
    • he always follows the latest fads
    • it was all the rage that season
  • noun state of violent mental agitation
    fury; delirium; frenzy; hysteria.

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redness

  • noun a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
    rubor; inflammation.
  • noun red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
    red.

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hyperlipoidemia

  • noun presence of excess lipids in the blood
    hyperlipaemia; hyperlipidaemia; lipoidaemia; hyperlipoidaemia; lipaemia; hyperlipemia; lipidaemia; lipemia; hyperlipidemia; lipoidemia; lipidemia.

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dyspnoea

  • noun difficult or labored respiration
    dyspnea.

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air_sick

  • adjective satellite experiencing motion sickness
    seasick; airsick; carsick.

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infantile

  • adjective satellite indicating a lack of maturity
    childish.
    • childish tantrums
    • infantile behavior
  • adjective of or relating to infants or infancy
    • infantile paralysis

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jacquemier's_sign

  • noun a purplish discoloration of the mucous membrane of the vagina that occurs early in pregnancy

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lame

  • noun someone who doesn't understand what is going on
    square.
  • noun a fabric interwoven with threads of metal
    • she wore a gold lame dress

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rawness

  • noun a chilly dampness
    • the rawness of the midnight air
  • noun the state of being crude and incomplete and imperfect
    incompleteness.
    • the study was criticized for incompleteness of data but it stimulated further research
    • the rawness of his diary made it unpublishable

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agony

  • noun intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain
    torment; torture.
    • an agony of doubt
    • the torments of the damned
  • noun a state of acute pain
    excruciation; suffering.

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psychiatrist

  • noun a physician who specializes in psychiatry
    head-shrinker; shrink.

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nuts

  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy
  • noun usually large hard-shelled seed
    nut.

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damage

  • noun the occurrence of a change for the worse
    harm; impairment.
  • noun loss of military equipment
    equipment casualty.

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stitch

  • noun a link or loop or knot made by an implement in knitting, crocheting, embroidery, or sewing
  • noun a sharp spasm of pain in the side resulting from running

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clubbing

  • noun a condition in which the ends of toes and fingers become wide and thick; a symptom of heart or lung disease
  • verb unite with a common purpose
    club.
    • The two men clubbed together

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vaccinatum

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kernicterus

  • noun an abnormal accumulation of bile pigment in the brain and other nerve tissue; causes yellow staining and tissue damage

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aching

  • noun a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain
    ache.
  • verb feel physical pain
    ache; suffer; hurt.
    • Were you hurting after the accident?

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toxic

  • adjective of or relating to or caused by a toxin or poison
    • suffering from exposure to toxic substances

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unhealthiness

  • noun a state in which you are unable to function normally and without pain
    health problem; ill health.

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smartness

  • noun a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore
    smarting; smart.
  • noun intelligence as manifested in being quick and witty
    cleverness; brightness.

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emile_coue

  • noun French psychotherapist who claimed that if one imagined one was getting better, one would get better (1857-1926)
    Coue.

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lymphuria

  • noun the presence of lymph in the urine

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fever

  • noun a rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection
    febricity; feverishness; febrility; pyrexia.
  • noun intense nervous anticipation
    • in a fever of resentment

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lesion

  • noun any localized abnormal structural change in a bodily part
  • noun an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)
    wound.

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ketonemia

  • noun an abnormal increase of ketone bodies in the blood as in diabetes mellitus
    acetonemia; ketosis.

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funny

  • noun an account of an amusing incident (usually with a punch line)
    funny story; funny remark; good story.
    • she told a funny story
    • she made a funny
  • adjective satellite arousing or provoking laughter
    risible; mirthful; amusing; laughable; comic; comical.
    • an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls
    • an amusing fellow
    • a comic hat
    • a comical look of surprise
    • funny stories that made everybody laugh
    • a very funny writer
    • it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much
    • a mirthful experience
    • risible courtroom antics

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menorrhagia

  • noun abnormally heavy or prolonged menstruation; can be a symptom of uterine tumors and can lead to anemia if prolonged
    hypermenorrhea.

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breathlessness

  • noun a dyspneic condition
    shortness of breath; SOB.

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nephrotic_syndrome

  • noun a syndrome characterized by edema and large amounts of protein in the urine and usually increased blood cholesterol; usually associated with glomerulonephritis or with a complication of various systemic diseases
    nephrosis.

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collection

  • noun several things grouped together or considered as a whole
    assemblage; aggregation; accumulation.
  • noun a publication containing a variety of works
    compendium.

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subsyndrome

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ochronosis

  • noun an accumulation of dark pigment in cartilage and other connective tissue; usually a symptom of alkaptonuria or phenol poisoning

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urarthritis

  • noun a painful inflammation of the big toe and foot caused by defects in uric acid metabolism resulting in deposits of the acid and its salts in the blood and joints
    gout; gouty arthritis.

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intumescence

  • noun swelling up with blood or other fluids (as with congestion)
    intumescency.
  • noun the increase in volume of certain substances when they are heated (often accompanied by release of water)
    intumescency; swelling.

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andersen

  • noun a Danish author remembered for his fairy stories (1805-1875)
    Hans Christian Andersen.

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arthritic

  • noun a person afflicted with arthritis
    • the hands of an elderly arthritic
  • adjective satellite of or pertaining to arthritis
    rheumatic; rheumy; rheumatoid; creaky.
    • my creaky old joints
    • rheumy with age and grief

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erb-duchenne_paralysis

  • noun paralysis of the arm resulting from injury to the brachial plexus (usually during childbirth)
    Erb's palsy.

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flutter

  • noun the act of moving back and forth
    flicker; waver.
  • noun abnormally rapid beating of the auricles of the heart (especially in a regular rhythm); can result in heart block

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monocytosis

  • noun increase in the number of monocytes in the blood; symptom of monocytic leukemia

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recovery

  • noun return to an original state
    • the recovery of the forest after the fire was surprisingly rapid
  • noun gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury
    convalescence; recuperation.

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branched_chain_ketoaciduria

  • noun an inherited disorder of metabolism in which the urine has a odor characteristic of maple syrup; if untreated it can lead to mental retardation and death in early childhood
    maple syrup urine disease.

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car_sickness

  • noun motion sickness experienced while traveling in a car

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twitch

  • noun a sudden muscle spasm; especially one caused by a nervous condition
    vellication; twitching.
  • verb make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion
    jerk.
    • his face is twitching

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aftereffect

  • noun any result that follows its cause after an interval
  • noun a delayed effect of a drug or therapy
    • the drug had unexpected aftereffects

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bind

  • noun something that hinders as if with bonds
  • verb stick to firmly
    stick to; hold fast; adhere; stick; bond.
    • Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?

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caisson

  • noun an ornamental sunken panel in a ceiling or dome
    lacuna; coffer.
  • noun a two-wheeled military vehicle carrying artillery ammunition

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minimal_brain_damage

  • noun a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders
    attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; minimal brain dysfunction; MBD; attention deficit disorder; ADD; hyperkinetic syndrome; ADHD.

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peritonitis

  • noun inflammation of the peritoneum
    peritoneal inflammation.

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vaccination

  • noun taking a vaccine as a precaution against contracting a disease
    inoculation.
  • noun the scar left following inoculation with a vaccine

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cervical_root_syndrome

  • noun an abnormal condition resulting from compression of spinal nerve roots in the neck region; involves neck pains and muscular weakness and paresthesia
    cervical disc syndrome.

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branched

  • adjective satellite resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
    bifurcate; pronged; forficate; prongy; biramous; fork-like; forked.
    • the biramous appendages of an arthropod
    • long branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects
    • a forked river
    • a forked tail
    • forked lightning
    • horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy roots
  • verb grow and send out branches or branch-like structures
    ramify; branch.
    • these plants ramify early and get to be very large

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crepitation_rale

  • noun the crackling sound heard on auscultation when patients with respiratory diseases inhale; associated with tuberculosis and pneumonia and congestive heart failure

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physician

  • noun a licensed medical practitioner
    MD; medico; doc; doctor; Dr..
    • I felt so bad I went to see my doctor

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wheeziness

  • noun presence of abnormal high-pitched sound heard with a stethoscope when an airway is blocked (as in asthma or chronic bronchitis)

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correlation

  • noun a reciprocal relation between two or more things
    correlativity.
  • noun a statistic representing how closely two variables co-vary; it can vary from -1 (perfect negative correlation) through 0 (no correlation) to +1 (perfect positive correlation)
    coefficient of correlation; correlation coefficient.
    • what is the correlation between those two variables?

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stuffiness

  • noun state of obstruction or stoppage or air in the nose or throat
  • noun the quality of being close and poorly ventilated
    closeness.

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wernicke's_encephalopathy

  • noun inflammatory degenerative disease of the brain caused by thiamine deficiency that is usually associated with alcoholism

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parkinson's_disease

  • noun a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system characterized by tremor and impaired muscular coordination
    paralysis agitans; shaking palsy; Parkinson's; Parkinsonism; Parkinson's syndrome.

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irregularity

  • noun behavior that breaches the rule or etiquette or custom or morality
    abnormality.
  • noun not characterized by a fixed principle or rate; at irregular intervals
    unregularity.

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gas_embolism

  • noun obstruction of the circulatory system caused by an air bubble as, e.g., accidentally during surgery or hypodermic injection or as a complication from scuba diving
    air embolism; aeroembolism.
  • noun pain resulting from rapid change in pressure
    caisson disease; bends; air embolism; aeroembolism; decompression sickness.

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pinkeye

  • noun inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye
    conjunctivitis.

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concurrence

  • noun agreement of results or opinions
    concurrency.
  • noun acting together, as agents or circumstances or events
    concurrency.

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epilepsy

  • noun a disorder of the central nervous system characterized by loss of consciousness and convulsions

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urine

  • noun liquid excretory product
    weewee; piddle; water; pee; piss.
    • there was blood in his urine
    • the child had to make water

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major

  • noun a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines; below lieutenant colonel and above captain
  • noun British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943)
    John Roy Major; John Major; John R. Major.

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feature

  • noun a prominent attribute or aspect of something
    characteristic.
    • the map showed roads and other features
    • generosity is one of his best characteristics
  • noun the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin
    lineament.
    • an expression of pleasure crossed his features
    • his lineaments were very regular

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disabled

  • noun people collectively who are crippled or otherwise physically handicapped
    handicapped.
    • technology to help the elderly and the disabled
  • verb make unable to perform a certain action
    disenable; disable; incapacitate.
    • disable this command on your computer

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brain

  • noun that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord
    encephalon.
  • noun mental ability
    mental capacity; learning ability; mentality; brainpower; wit.
    • he's got plenty of brains but no common sense

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epiglottitis

  • noun inflammation of the epiglottis; characterized by fever and a severe sore throat and difficulty in swallowing

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pang

  • noun a sudden sharp feeling
    twinge; stab.
    • pangs of regret
    • she felt a stab of excitement
    • twinges of conscience
  • noun a mental pain or distress
    sting.
    • a pang of conscience

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dyspeptic

  • noun a person suffering from indigestion
  • adjective satellite suffering from dyspepsia

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gastrointestinal

  • adjective of or relating to the stomach and intestines
    GI.
    • a gastrointestinal disorder

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trouble

  • noun a source of difficulty
    problem.
    • one trouble after another delayed the job
    • what's the problem?
  • noun an angry disturbance
    bother; hassle; fuss.
    • he didn't want to make a fuss
    • they had labor trouble
    • a spot of bother

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21

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty and one
    XXI; twenty-one.
  • adjective satellite being one more than twenty
    xxi; twenty-one.

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anuresis

  • noun inability to urinate
    anuria.

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syndrome

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

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areflexia

  • noun absence of a reflex; a sign of possible nerve damage

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hot

  • adjective used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning
    • hot stove
    • hot water
    • a hot August day
    • a hot stuffy room
    • she's hot and tired
    • a hot forehead
  • adjective satellite characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense
    raging.
    • the fighting became hot and heavy
    • a hot engagement
    • a raging battle
    • the river became a raging torrent

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alienist

  • noun a psychiatrist and specialist in the legal aspects of mental illness

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mental

  • adjective involving the mind or an intellectual process
    • mental images of happy times
    • mental calculations
    • in a terrible mental state
    • mental suffering
    • free from mental defects
  • adjective of or relating to the mind
    • mental powers
    • mental development
    • mental hygiene

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researcher

  • noun a scientist who devotes himself to doing research
    investigator; research worker.

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complex

  • noun a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts
    composite.
    • the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town
  • noun a compound described in terms of the central atom to which other atoms are bound or coordinated
    coordination compound.

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category

  • noun a collection of things sharing a common attribute
    class; family.
    • there are two classes of detergents
  • noun a general concept that marks divisions or coordinations in a conceptual scheme

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alienism

  • noun an obsolete term for the study and treatment of mental illness
  • noun the quality of being alien
    alienage.

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charley-horse

  • noun a muscular cramp (especially in the thigh or calf) following vigorous exercise
    charley horse.

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endometritis

  • noun inflammation of the lining of the uterus (of the endometrium)
    metritis.

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intermittent_cramp

  • noun clinical neurological syndrome characterized by muscular twitching and cramps and (when severe) seizures; associated with calcium deficiency (hypoparathyroidism) or vitamin D deficiency or alkalosis
    intermittent tetanus; tetany; tetanilla; apyretic tetanus.

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nausea

  • noun the state that precedes vomiting
    sickness.
  • noun disgust so strong it makes you feel sick

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toxin

  • noun a poisonous substance produced during the metabolism and growth of certain microorganisms and some higher plant and animal species

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versus

Against; as, John Doe versus Richard Roe; -- chiefly used in legal language, and abbreviated to v. or vs.

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caisson_disease

  • noun pain resulting from rapid change in pressure
    bends; gas embolism; air embolism; aeroembolism; decompression sickness.

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hurting

  • noun a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder
    pain.
    • the patient developed severe pain and distension
  • verb be the source of pain
    ache; smart; hurt.

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halt

  • noun the state of inactivity following an interruption
    stoppage; stop; hitch; arrest; stay; check.
    • the negotiations were in arrest
    • held them in check
    • during the halt he got some lunch
    • the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow
    • he spent the entire stop in his seat
  • noun the event of something ending
    stop.
    • it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill

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combination

  • noun a collection of things that have been combined; an assemblage of separate parts or qualities
  • noun a coordinated sequence of chess moves

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lightheadedness

  • noun a reeling sensation; a feeling that you are about to fall
    giddiness; dizziness; vertigo.
  • noun a frivolous lack of prudence

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food

  • noun any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
    nutrient.
  • noun any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment
    solid food.
    • food and drink

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decompression_sickness

  • noun pain resulting from rapid change in pressure
    caisson disease; bends; gas embolism; air embolism; aeroembolism.

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paraplegic

  • noun a person who has paraplegia (is paralyzed from the waist down)
  • adjective satellite suffering complete paralysis of the lower half of the body usually resulting from damage to the spinal cord

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steatorrhea

  • noun the presence of greater than normal amounts of fat in the feces which are frothy and foul smelling and floating; a symptom of disorders of fat metabolism and malabsorption syndrome

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paraplegia

  • noun paralysis of the lower half of the body (most often as a result of trauma)

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diseased

  • adjective satellite caused by or altered by or manifesting disease or pathology
    pathologic; morbid; pathological.
    • diseased tonsils
    • a morbid growth
    • pathologic tissue
    • pathological bodily processes

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aphasia

  • noun inability to use or understand language (spoken or written) because of a brain lesion

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parkinson's

  • noun a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system characterized by tremor and impaired muscular coordination
    paralysis agitans; shaking palsy; Parkinson's disease; Parkinsonism; Parkinson's syndrome.

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foot

  • noun the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint
    human foot; pes.
    • his bare feet projected from his trousers
    • armored from head to foot
  • noun a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard
    ft.
    • he is six feet tall

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rhinorrhea

  • noun persistent watery mucus discharge from the nose (as in the common cold)

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association

  • noun a formal organization of people or groups of people
    • he joined the Modern Language Association
  • noun the act of consorting with or joining with others
    • you cannot be convicted of criminal guilt by association

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plumbism

  • noun toxic condition produced by the absorption of excessive lead into the system
    saturnism; lead poisoning.

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disgorgement

  • noun the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    emesis; puking; vomiting; vomit; regurgitation.

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musca_volitans

  • noun spots before the eyes caused by opaque cell fragments in the vitreous humor and lens
    floater; spots; muscae volitantes.
    • floaters seem to drift through the field of vision

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term

  • noun a word or expression used for some particular thing
    • he learned many medical terms
  • noun a limited period of time
    • a prison term
    • he left school before the end of term

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funiculitis

  • noun inflammation of a funiculus (especially an inflammation of the spermatic cord)

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name

  • noun a language unit by which a person or thing is known
    • his name really is George Washington
    • those are two names for the same thing
  • noun a person's reputation
    • he wanted to protect his good name

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feverish

  • adjective satellite marked by intense agitation or emotion
    hectic.
    • worked at a feverish pace
  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by fever
    febrile.
    • a febrile reaction caused by an allergen

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king's_evil

  • noun a form of tuberculosis characterized by swellings of the lymphatic glands
    scrofula; struma.

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bunion

  • noun a painful swelling of the bursa of the first joint of the big toe

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nauseous

  • adjective satellite causing or able to cause nausea
    queasy; vile; offensive; loathsome; sickening; noisome; nauseating.
    • a nauseating smell
    • nauseous offal
    • a sickening stench
  • adjective satellite feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit
    queasy; nauseated; sick; sickish.

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paraesthesia

  • noun abnormal skin sensations (as tingling or tickling or itching or burning) usually associated with peripheral nerve damage
    paresthesia.

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chuck

  • noun informal terms for a meal
    eats; grub; chow.
  • noun the part of a forequarter from the neck to the ribs and including the shoulder blade

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hemoptysis

  • noun coughing up blood from the respiratory tract; usually indicates a severe infection of the bronchi or lungs
    haemoptysis.

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weather

  • noun the atmospheric conditions that comprise the state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation
    atmospheric condition; conditions; weather condition.
    • they were hoping for good weather
    • every day we have weather conditions and yesterday was no exception
    • the conditions were too rainy for playing in the snow
  • verb face and withstand with courage
    brave out; brave; endure.
    • She braved the elements

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stockholm

  • noun the capital and largest city of Sweden; located in southern Sweden on the Baltic
    capital of Sweden.
    • the Nobel Prize is awarded in Stockholm

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fructosuria

  • noun the presence of levulose is the urine
    • fructosuria is a harmless condition

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specific

  • noun a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
    particular.
    • he always reasons from the particular to the general
  • noun a medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease
    • quinine is a specific for malaria

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karen_horney

  • noun United States psychiatrist (1885-1952)
    Horney; Karen Danielsen Horney.

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hyperglycaemia

  • noun abnormally high blood sugar usually associated with diabetes
    hyperglycemia.

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haemosiderosis

  • noun abnormal deposit of hemosiderin; often a symptom of thalassemia or hemochromatosis
    hemosiderosis.

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shaking

  • noun the act of causing something to move up and down (or back and forth) with quick movements
  • noun a shaky motion
    quiver; quivering; vibration; palpitation; trembling; shakiness.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe

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encephalitis

  • noun inflammation of the brain usually caused by a virus; symptoms include headache and neck pain and drowsiness and nausea and fever (`phrenitis' is no longer in scientific use)
    phrenitis; cephalitis.

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pain

  • noun a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder
    hurting.
    • the patient developed severe pain and distension
  • noun emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid
    painfulness.
    • the pain of loneliness

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subset

  • noun a set whose members are members of another set; a set contained within another set

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tuberculous

  • adjective satellite constituting or afflicted with or caused by tuberculosis or the tubercle bacillus
    tubercular.
    • a tubercular child
    • tuberculous patients
    • tubercular meningitis

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ketosis

  • noun an abnormal increase of ketone bodies in the blood as in diabetes mellitus
    acetonemia; ketonemia.

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bends

  • noun pain resulting from rapid change in pressure
    caisson disease; gas embolism; air embolism; aeroembolism; decompression sickness.
  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; crook; bend; turn.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path

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cervical_disc_syndrome

  • noun an abnormal condition resulting from compression of spinal nerve roots in the neck region; involves neck pains and muscular weakness and paresthesia
    cervical root syndrome.

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persian_gulf_illness

  • noun a medical condition of uncertain origin that affected many veterans of the 1991 Gulf War; characterized by fatigue and headache and dizziness and nausea and rashes and joint pain and respiratory disorders
    Gulf War syndrome.

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hyperlipaemia

  • noun presence of excess lipids in the blood
    hyperlipoidemia; hyperlipidaemia; lipoidaemia; hyperlipoidaemia; lipaemia; hyperlipemia; lipidaemia; lipemia; hyperlipidemia; lipoidemia; lipidemia.

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abnormal

  • adjective not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm
    unnatural.
    • abnormal powers of concentration
    • abnormal amounts of rain
    • abnormal circumstances
    • an abnormal interest in food
  • adjective departing from the normal in e.g. intelligence and development
    • they were heartbroken when they learned their child was abnormal
    • an abnormal personality

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idea

  • noun the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about
    thought.
    • it was not a good idea
    • the thought never entered my mind
  • noun your intention; what you intend to do
    mind.
    • he had in mind to see his old teacher
    • the idea of the game is to capture all the pieces

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photalgia

  • noun pain in the eye resulting from exposure to bright light (often associated with albinism)
    photophobia.

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dyschezia

  • noun difficulty in defecating (usually as a consequence of long continued voluntary suppression of the urge to defecate)

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convalescence

  • noun gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury
    recuperation; recovery.

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hypercalciuria

  • noun the presence of abnormally high levels of calcium in the urine; usually the result of excessive bone resorption in hyperparathyroidism or osteoporosis
    hypercalcinuria.

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ozone_sickness

  • noun illness that can occur to persons exposed to ozone in high-altitude aircraft; characterized by sleepiness and headache and chest pains and itchiness

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kinetosis

  • noun the state of being dizzy or nauseated because of the motions that occur while traveling in or on a moving vehicle
    motion sickness.

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callus

  • noun an area of skin that is thick or hard from continual pressure or friction (as the sole of the foot)
    callosity.
  • noun bony tissue formed during the healing of a fractured bone

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recognizable

  • adjective satellite easily perceived; easy to become aware of
    • this situation produces recognizable stress symptoms
  • adjective satellite capable of being recognized
    placeable; recognisable.

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oedema

  • noun swelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities
    dropsy; hydrops; edema.

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hysteria

  • noun state of violent mental agitation
    fury; delirium; frenzy; craze.
  • noun excessive or uncontrollable fear

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giddy

  • adjective satellite having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling
    vertiginous; dizzy; woozy.
    • had a dizzy spell
    • a dizzy pinnacle
    • had a headache and felt giddy
    • a giddy precipice
    • feeling woozy from the blow on his head
    • a vertiginous climb up the face of the cliff
  • adjective satellite lacking seriousness; given to frivolity
    featherbrained; airheaded; lightheaded; empty-headed; dizzy; light-headed; silly.
    • a dizzy blonde
    • light-headed teenagers
    • silly giggles

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vertigo

  • noun a reeling sensation; a feeling that you are about to fall
    giddiness; dizziness; lightheadedness.

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alcohol

  • noun a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent
    alcoholic beverage; intoxicant; alcoholic drink; inebriant.
    • alcohol (or drink) ruined him
  • noun any of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation

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noonan's_syndrome

  • noun syndrome seen only in males; marked by short stature and lowset ears and subnormal fertility

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abnormal_psychology

  • noun the branch of psychology concerned with abnormal behavior
    psychopathology.

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melanie_klein

  • noun United States psychoanalyst (born in Austria) who was the first to specialize in the psychoanalysis of small children (1882-1960)
    Klein.

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upset

  • noun an unhappy and worried mental state
    perturbation; disturbance.
    • there was too much anger and disturbance
    • she didn't realize the upset she caused me
  • noun the act of disturbing the mind or body
    overthrow; derangement.
    • his carelessness could have caused an ecological upset
    • she was unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way of living

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psychotherapeutics

  • noun the branch of psychiatry concerned with psychological methods
    psychotherapy; mental hygiene.

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laid

  • adjective satellite set down according to a plan:"a carefully laid table with places set for four people"
    set.
    • stones laid in a pattern
  • verb put into a certain place or abstract location
    set; pose; place; lay; put; position.
    • Put your things here
    • Set the tray down
    • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
    • Place emphasis on a certain point

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health

  • noun a healthy state of wellbeing free from disease
    wellness.
    • physicians should be held responsible for the health of their patients
  • noun the general condition of body and mind
    • his delicate health
    • in poor health

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pock

  • noun a pustule in an eruptive disease
  • verb mark with a scar
    scar; pit; mark.
    • The skin disease scarred his face permanently

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cardiac_murmur

  • noun an abnormal sound of the heart; sometimes a sign of abnormal function of the heart valves
    heart murmur; murmur.

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medicine

  • noun the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
    medical specialty.
  • noun (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
    medicament; medication; medicinal drug.

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tumidness

  • noun slight swelling of an organ or part
    tumidity.

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bubo

  • noun a lymph node that is inflamed and swollen because of plague or gonorrhea or tuberculosis
  • noun a genus of Strigidae
    genus Bubo.

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cause

  • noun events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something
    • they are trying to determine the cause of the crash
  • noun a justification for something existing or happening
    reason; grounds.
    • he had no cause to complain
    • they had good reason to rejoice

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parkinson's_syndrome

  • noun a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system characterized by tremor and impaired muscular coordination
    paralysis agitans; shaking palsy; Parkinson's disease; Parkinson's; Parkinsonism.

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red

  • noun red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
    redness.
  • noun a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana
    Red River.

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milk-sick

  • adjective satellite affected with or related to milk sickness

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psychopathology

  • noun the branch of psychology concerned with abnormal behavior
    abnormal psychology.
  • noun the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
    psychiatry; psychological medicine.

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gulf_war_syndrome

  • noun a medical condition of uncertain origin that affected many veterans of the 1991 Gulf War; characterized by fatigue and headache and dizziness and nausea and rashes and joint pain and respiratory disorders
    Persian Gulf illness.

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wrick

  • noun a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick' and `wrick' are British)
    rick; kink; crick.
  • verb twist suddenly so as to sprain
    twist; turn; rick; sprain; wrench.
    • wrench one's ankle
    • The wrestler twisted his shoulder
    • the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell
    • I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days

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exanthem

  • noun eruption on the skin occurring as a symptom of a disease
    exanthema; skin eruption.

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melagra

  • noun rheumatic or myalgic pains in the arms or legs

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light-headed

  • adjective satellite weak and likely to lose consciousness
    light; swooning; faint; lightheaded.
    • suddenly felt faint from the pain
    • was sick and faint from hunger
    • felt light in the head
    • a swooning fit
    • light-headed with wine
    • light-headed from lack of sleep
  • adjective satellite lacking seriousness; given to frivolity
    giddy; featherbrained; airheaded; lightheaded; empty-headed; dizzy; silly.
    • a dizzy blonde
    • light-headed teenagers
    • silly giggles

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aeroembolism

  • noun obstruction of the circulatory system caused by an air bubble as, e.g., accidentally during surgery or hypodermic injection or as a complication from scuba diving
    gas embolism; air embolism.
  • noun pain resulting from rapid change in pressure
    caisson disease; bends; gas embolism; air embolism; decompression sickness.

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murmur

  • noun a low continuous indistinct sound; often accompanied by movement of the lips without the production of articulate speech
    murmuring; muttering; mutter; murmuration; mussitation.
  • noun a schwa that is incidental to the pronunciation of a consonant
    murmur vowel.

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stomach

  • noun an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion
    tummy; tum; breadbasket.
  • noun the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
    venter; abdomen; belly.

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cough

  • noun a sudden noisy expulsion of air from the lungs that clears the air passages; a common symptom of upper respiratory infection or bronchitis or pneumonia or tuberculosis
    coughing.
  • verb exhale abruptly, as when one has a chest cold or congestion
    • The smoker coughs all day

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acetonuria

  • noun excessive amounts of ketone bodies in the urine as in diabetes mellitus or starvation
    ketonuria; ketoaciduria.

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brain_disorder

  • noun any disorder or disease of the brain
    brain disease; encephalopathy.

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swell

  • noun the undulating movement of the surface of the open sea
    crestless wave.
  • noun a rounded elevation (especially one on an ocean floor)

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definition

  • noun a concise explanation of the meaning of a word or phrase or symbol
  • noun clarity of outline
    • exercise had given his muscles superior definition

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looseness

  • noun frequent and watery bowel movements; can be a symptom of infection or food poisoning or colitis or a gastrointestinal tumor
    looseness of the bowels; diarrhea; diarrhoea.
  • noun freedom from restraint
    • the flexibility and looseness of the materials from which mythology is made

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diplegia

  • noun paralysis of corresponding parts on both sides of the body

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spermatocele

  • noun a swelling on the epididymis or the testis; usually contains spermatozoa

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recovering

  • adjective satellite returning to health after illness or debility
    convalescent.
    • convalescent children are difficult to keep in bed
  • verb get or find back; recover the use of
    regain; recover; retrieve; find.
    • She regained control of herself
    • She found her voice and replied quickly

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maniac

  • noun an insane person
    madman; lunatic.
  • noun a person who has an obsession with or excessive enthusiasm for something

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sigmund_freud

  • noun Austrian neurologist who originated psychoanalysis (1856-1939)
    Freud.

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diabetic

  • noun someone who has diabetes
  • adjective of or relating to or causing diabetes

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dispersal

  • noun the act of dispersing or diffusing something
    dispersion; diffusion; dissemination.
    • the dispersion of the troops
    • the diffusion of knowledge

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thoracic_outlet_syndrome

  • noun tingling sensations in the fingers; caused by compression on a nerve supplying the arm

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motion

  • noun the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals
    gesture.
  • noun a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
    movement.

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physiological_jaundice_of_the_newborn

  • noun yellowish appearance in newborn infants; usually subsides spontaneously
    jaundice of the newborn; icterus neonatorum.

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american

Of or pertaining to America; as, the American continent: American Indians.

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melasma

  • noun a tan discoloration of a woman's face that is associated with pregnancy or with the use of oral contraceptives
    chloasma; mask of pregnancy.

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nephrotic

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labor_pain

  • noun pain and discomfort associated with contractions of the uterus during labor

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chill

  • noun coldness due to a cold environment
    iciness; gelidity.
  • noun an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    frisson; quiver; thrill; shudder; shiver; tingle.
    • a frisson of surprise shot through him

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mouth

  • noun the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge
    oral fissure; oral cavity; rima oris.
    • he stuffed his mouth with candy
  • noun the externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening
    • she wiped lipstick from her mouth

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purulency

  • noun symptom of being purulent (containing or forming pus)
    purulence.

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indigestion

  • noun a disorder of digestive function characterized by discomfort or heartburn or nausea
    dyspepsia; upset stomach; stomach upset.

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sneezing

  • noun a symptom consisting of the involuntary expulsion of air from the nose
    sternutation; sneeze.
  • verb exhale spasmodically, as when an irritant entered one's nose
    sneeze.
    • Pepper makes me sneeze

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psychopathy

  • noun any disease of the mind; the psychological state of someone who has emotional or behavioral problems serious enough to require psychiatric intervention
    mental disease; mental illness.

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haematocyturia

  • noun the presence of red blood cells in the urine
    hematocyturia.

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vasovesiculitis

  • noun inflammation of the vas deferens and seminal vesicles; usually occurring with prostatitis

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oscheocoele

  • noun swelling of the scrotum
    oscheocele.

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primary

  • noun a preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen
    primary election.
  • noun one of the main flight feathers projecting along the outer edge of a bird's wing
    primary feather; primary quill.

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indisposed

  • adjective satellite somewhat ill or prone to illness
    peaked; unwell; sickly; under the weather; ailing; seedy; poorly.
    • my poor ailing grandmother
    • feeling a bit indisposed today
    • you look a little peaked
    • feeling poorly
    • a sickly child
    • is unwell and can't come to work
  • verb make unwilling
    indispose; disincline.

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xiphoidalgia

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enlarged

  • adjective (of an organ or body part) excessively enlarged as a result of increased size in the constituent cells
    hypertrophied.
    • hypertrophied myocardial fibers
  • verb make larger
    enlarge.
    • She enlarged the flower beds

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toxaemia

  • noun an abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urine
    toxemia; toxemia of pregnancy; toxaemia of pregnancy.
  • noun blood poisoning caused by bacterial toxic substances in the blood
    toxemia.

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crookback

  • noun a person whose back is hunched because of abnormal curvature of the upper spine
    hunchback; humpback.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of or suffering from kyphosis, an abnormality of the vertebral column
    kyphotic; humped; hunchbacked; crookbacked; humpbacked; gibbous.

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hot_flash

  • noun sudden brief sensation of heat (associated with menopause and some mental disorders)
    flush.

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stomach_upset

  • noun a disorder of digestive function characterized by discomfort or heartburn or nausea
    indigestion; dyspepsia; upset stomach.

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such

  • adjective satellite of so extreme a degree or extent
    • such weeping
    • so much weeping
    • such a help
    • such grief
    • never dreamed of such beauty
  • adverb to so extreme a degree
    • he is such a baby
    • Such rich people!

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valvulitis

  • noun inflammation of a valve (especially of a cardiac valve as a consequence of rheumatic fever)

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icterus_neonatorum

  • noun yellowish appearance in newborn infants; usually subsides spontaneously
    jaundice of the newborn; physiological jaundice of the newborn.

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spondylitis

  • noun inflammation of a spinal joint; characterized by pain and stiffness

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maple

  • noun wood of any of various maple trees; especially the hard close-grained wood of the sugar maple; used especially for furniture and flooring
  • noun any of numerous trees or shrubs of the genus Acer bearing winged seeds in pairs; north temperate zone

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dysfunction

  • noun (medicine) any disturbance in the functioning of an organ or body part or a disturbance in the functioning of a social group
    disfunction.
    • erectile dysfunction
    • sexual relationship dysfunction

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horse

  • noun solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
    Equus caballus.
  • noun a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs
    gymnastic horse.

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symptom

  • noun (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
  • noun anything that accompanies X and is regarded as an indication of X's existence

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publication

  • noun a copy of a printed work offered for distribution
  • noun the act of issuing printed materials
    issue.

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psychotic

  • noun a person afflicted with psychosis
    psychotic person; psycho.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of or suffering from psychosis

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squeamishness

  • noun a mild state of nausea
    qualm; queasiness.
  • noun the trait of being excessively fastidious and easily shocked
    • the program was withdrawn because of the squeamishness of some viewers
    • he refused to allow squeamishness to deter him from his duty

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concussion

  • noun injury to the brain caused by a blow; usually resulting in loss of consciousness
  • noun any violent blow

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hyperlipoidaemia

  • noun presence of excess lipids in the blood
    hyperlipoidemia; hyperlipaemia; hyperlipidaemia; lipoidaemia; lipaemia; hyperlipemia; lipidaemia; lipemia; hyperlipidemia; lipoidemia; lipidemia.

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palpitation

  • noun a rapid and irregular heart beat
  • noun a shaky motion
    quiver; quivering; vibration; trembling; shakiness; shaking.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe

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anorthography

  • noun a loss of the ability to write or to express thoughts in writing because of a brain lesion
    agraphia; logagraphia.

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bedridden

  • adjective satellite confined to bed (by illness)
    bedrid; sick-abed; bedfast.

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jaundice_of_the_newborn

  • noun yellowish appearance in newborn infants; usually subsides spontaneously
    icterus neonatorum; physiological jaundice of the newborn.

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anaemia

  • noun a lack of vitality
    anemia.
  • noun a deficiency of red blood cells
    anemia.

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pains

  • noun an effortful attempt to attain a goal
    strain; striving; nisus.
  • noun a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder
    hurting; pain.
    • the patient developed severe pain and distension

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convention

  • noun a large formal assembly
    • political convention
  • noun something regarded as a normative example
    formula; pattern; normal; rule.
    • the convention of not naming the main character
    • violence is the rule not the exception
    • his formula for impressing visitors

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founder

  • noun inflammation of the laminated tissue that attaches the hoof to the foot of a horse
    laminitis.
  • noun a person who founds or establishes some institution
    founding father; father; beginner.
    • George Washington is the father of his country

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legs

  • noun staying power
    • that old Broadway play really has legs
  • noun a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
    leg.

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malady

  • noun any unwholesome or desperate condition
    • what maladies afflict our nation?
  • noun impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
    illness; unwellness; sickness.

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eponymous

  • adjective being or relating to or bearing the name of an eponym
    eponymic.

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collapse

  • noun an abrupt failure of function or complete physical exhaustion
    prostration.
    • the commander's prostration demoralized his men
  • noun a natural event caused by something suddenly falling down or caving in
    • the roof is in danger of collapse
    • the collapse of the old star under its own gravity

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goiter

  • noun abnormally enlarged thyroid gland; can result from underproduction or overproduction of hormone or from a deficiency of iodine in the diet
    goitre; thyromegaly; struma.

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fibrous

  • adjective satellite having or resembling fibers especially fibers used in making cordage such as those of jute
    hempen.
  • adjective satellite (of meat) full of sinews; especially impossible to chew
    unchewable; stringy; sinewy.

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bowel

  • noun the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus
    intestine; gut.

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thoracic

  • adjective of or relating to the chest or thorax
    pectoral.
    • pectoral organ

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neuralgia

  • noun acute spasmodic pain along the course of one or more nerves
    neuralgy.

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cheilitis

  • noun inflammation and cracking of the skin of the lips

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parkinsonism

  • noun a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system characterized by tremor and impaired muscular coordination
    paralysis agitans; shaking palsy; Parkinson's disease; Parkinson's; Parkinson's syndrome.

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megalomania

  • noun a psychological state characterized by delusions of grandeur

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oliguria

  • noun abnormally small production of urine; can be a symptom of kidney disease or obstruction of the urinary tract or edema or an imbalance of fluids and electrolytes in the body
  • noun production of an abnormally small amount of urine

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graves'_disease

  • noun exophthalmos occurring in association with goiter; hyperthyroidism with protrusion of the eyeballs
    exophthalmic goiter.

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acrocyanosis

  • noun cyanosis of the extremities; can occur when a spasm of the blood vessels is caused by exposure to cold or by strong emotion
    Raynaud's sign.

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congenital

  • adjective satellite present at birth but not necessarily hereditary; acquired during fetal development
    innate; inborn.

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trisomy_21

  • noun a congenital disorder caused by having an extra 21st chromosome; results in a flat face and short stature and mental retardation
    mongolism; Down syndrome; mongolianism; Down's syndrome.

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swooning

  • adjective satellite weak and likely to lose consciousness
    light; faint; light-headed; lightheaded.
    • suddenly felt faint from the pain
    • was sick and faint from hunger
    • felt light in the head
    • a swooning fit
    • light-headed with wine
    • light-headed from lack of sleep
  • verb pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain
    swoon; pass out; faint; conk.

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bloat

  • noun swelling of the rumen or intestinal tract of domestic animals caused by excessive gas
  • verb become bloated or swollen or puff up
    • The dead man's stomach was bloated

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tendonitis

  • noun inflammation of a tendon
    tenonitis; tendinitis.

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hemiplegia

  • noun paralysis of one side of the body
    unilateral paralysis.

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kink

  • noun a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick' and `wrick' are British)
    wrick; rick; crick.
  • noun a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight
    twist; twirl.

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congenital_heart_defect

  • noun a birth defect involving the heart

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hyperlipidemia

  • noun presence of excess lipids in the blood
    hyperlipoidemia; hyperlipaemia; hyperlipidaemia; lipoidaemia; hyperlipoidaemia; lipaemia; hyperlipemia; lipidaemia; lipemia; lipoidemia; lipidemia.

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scar

  • noun a mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue
    cicatrix; cicatrice.
  • noun an indication of damage
    scratch; scrape; mark.

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quartan

  • noun a malarial fever that recurs every fourth day
  • adjective occurring every fourth day (especially the fever and weakness of malaria)
    • quartan malaria

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insaneness

  • noun obsolete terms for legal insanity
    madness; lunacy.

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haemoglobinemia

  • noun presence of excessive hemoglobin in the blood plasma
    hemoglobinemia.

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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illness

  • noun impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
    malady; unwellness; sickness.

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pollination

  • noun transfer of pollen from the anther to the stigma of a plant
    pollenation.

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ammoniuria

  • noun excessive ammonia in the urine

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withdrawal_symptom

  • noun any physical or psychological disturbance (as sweating or depression) experienced by a drug addict when deprived of the drug

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topic

  • noun the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
    theme; subject.
    • he didn't want to discuss that subject
    • it was a very sensitive topic
    • his letters were always on the theme of love
  • noun some situation or event that is thought about
    matter; issue; subject.
    • he kept drifting off the topic
    • he had been thinking about the subject for several years
    • it is a matter for the police

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defect

  • noun an imperfection in a bodily system
    • visual defects
    • this device permits detection of defects in the lungs
  • noun a failing or deficiency
    shortcoming.
    • that interpretation is an unfortunate defect of our lack of information

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attention_deficit_hyperactivity_disorder

  • noun a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders
    minimal brain dysfunction; MBD; attention deficit disorder; ADD; minimal brain damage; hyperkinetic syndrome; ADHD.

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seed

  • noun a small hard fruit
  • noun a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa

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cystoparalysis

  • noun paralysis of the urinary bladder
    cystoplegia.

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icterus

  • noun yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes caused by an accumulation of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood; can be a symptom of gallstones or liver infection or anemia
    jaundice.
  • noun type genus of the Icteridae
    genus Icterus.

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bronchitic

  • adjective satellite suffering from or prone to bronchitis

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hypersplenism

  • noun enlarged spleen and a decrease in one or more types of blood cells; associated with many disorders

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pyuria

  • noun presence of white blood cells in the urine; symptom of urinary tract infection

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food_poisoning

  • noun illness caused by poisonous or contaminated food
    gastrointestinal disorder.

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unfitness

  • noun poor physical condition; being out of shape or out of condition (as from a life of ease and luxury)
    softness.
  • noun lacking the power to perform
    inability.

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haywire

  • noun wire for tying up bales of hay
  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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hypermenorrhea

  • noun abnormally heavy or prolonged menstruation; can be a symptom of uterine tumors and can lead to anemia if prolonged
    menorrhagia.

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lipemia

  • noun presence of excess lipids in the blood
    hyperlipoidemia; hyperlipaemia; hyperlipidaemia; lipoidaemia; hyperlipoidaemia; lipaemia; hyperlipemia; lipidaemia; hyperlipidemia; lipoidemia; lipidemia.

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uraturia

  • noun presence of abnormally large amounts of uric acid in the urine; symptom of gout

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pulmonary_congestion

  • noun congestion in the lungs

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chorditis

  • noun inflammation of the spermatic cord
  • noun inflammation of the vocal cords

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chest

  • noun the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
    pectus; thorax.
  • noun box with a lid; used for storage; usually large and sturdy

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swelling

  • noun an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
    puffiness; lump.
  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    protrusion; extrusion; bulge; gibbousness; hump; prominence; bump; excrescence; jut; gibbosity; protuberance.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns

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febrility

  • noun a rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection
    febricity; fever; feverishness; pyrexia.

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deux

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radiculitis

  • noun inflammation of the radicle of a nerve

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finding

  • noun the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation
    determination.
    • the determination of molecular structures
  • noun the decision of a court on issues of fact or law

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episcleritis

  • noun inflammation of the sclera of the eye

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emetic

  • noun a medicine that induces nausea and vomiting
    nauseant; vomit; vomitive.

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laryngopharyngitis

  • noun inflammation of the larynx and pharynx

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fibrositis

  • noun inflammation of white fibrous tissues (especially muscle sheaths)

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mal_de_mer

  • noun motion sickness experienced while traveling on water
    seasickness; naupathia.

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queasiness

  • noun a mild state of nausea
    qualm; squeamishness.
  • noun inability to rest or relax or be still
    uneasiness; restlessness.

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fibromyositis

  • noun local inflammation of muscle and connective tissue

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sialadenitis

  • noun inflammation of the salivary glands

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eruption

  • noun the sudden occurrence of a violent discharge of steam and volcanic material
    volcanic eruption.
  • noun symptom consisting of a breaking out and becoming visible

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agitans

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paraneoplasia

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gastrointestinal_disorder

  • noun illness caused by poisonous or contaminated food
    food poisoning.

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unwellness

  • noun impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
    malady; illness; sickness.

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haemothorax

  • noun accumulation of blood in the pleural cavity (the space between the lungs and the walls of the chest)
    hemothorax.

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bowels

  • noun the center of the Earth
  • noun the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus
    bowel; intestine; gut.

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hypercholesteremia

  • noun the presence of an abnormal amount of cholesterol in the cells and plasma of the blood; associated with the risk of atherosclerosis
    hypercholesterolemia.

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toxemia

  • noun an abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urine
    toxemia of pregnancy; toxaemia; toxaemia of pregnancy.
  • noun blood poisoning caused by bacterial toxic substances in the blood
    toxaemia.

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sleep_apnea

  • noun apnea that occurs during sleep

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phalangitis

  • noun inflammation of a finger or toe

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enlarged_heart

  • noun an abnormal enlargement of the heart
    cardiomegaly; megacardia; megalocardia.
    • mild cardiomegaly is common in athletes

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air_embolism

  • noun obstruction of the circulatory system caused by an air bubble as, e.g., accidentally during surgery or hypodermic injection or as a complication from scuba diving
    gas embolism; aeroembolism.
  • noun pain resulting from rapid change in pressure
    caisson disease; bends; gas embolism; aeroembolism; decompression sickness.

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toxaemia_of_pregnancy

  • noun an abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urine
    toxemia; toxemia of pregnancy; toxaemia.

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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medical

  • noun a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
    checkup; medical checkup; health check; medical examination; medical exam.
  • adjective relating to the study or practice of medicine
    • the medical profession
    • a medical student
    • medical school

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haematocoele

  • noun swelling caused by blood collecting in a body cavity (especially a swelling of the membrane covering the testis)
    hematocoele; hematocele; haematocele.

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bedfast

  • adjective satellite confined to bed (by illness)
    bedrid; sick-abed; bedridden.

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disease

  • noun an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning

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psychological_medicine

  • noun the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
    psychiatry; psychopathology.

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glossalgia

  • noun pain in the tongue
    glossodynia.

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dacryocystitis

  • noun inflammation of the lacrimal sac causing obstruction of the tube draining tears into the nose

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parkinsonism

  • noun a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system characterized by tremor and impaired muscular coordination
    paralysis agitans; shaking palsy; Parkinson's disease; Parkinson's; Parkinson's syndrome.

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ophthalmoplegia

  • noun paralysis of the motor nerves of the eye

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kaliuresis

  • noun the presence of excess potassium in the urine
    kaluresis.

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charley

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thomas

  • noun United States clockmaker who introduced mass production (1785-1859)
    Seth Thomas.
  • noun United States socialist who was a candidate for president six times (1884-1968)
    Norman Mattoon Thomas; Norman Thomas.

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psychiatrical

  • adjective relating to or used in or engaged in the practice of psychiatry
    psychiatric.
    • psychiatric disorder
    • psychiatric hospital

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kaluresis

  • noun the presence of excess potassium in the urine
    kaliuresis.

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palsy

  • noun loss of the ability to move a body part
    paralysis.
  • noun a condition marked by uncontrollable tremor

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akinesis

  • noun motionlessness attributable to a temporary paralysis
    akinesia.

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tubercle

  • noun a swelling that is the characteristic lesion of tuberculosis
  • noun small rounded wartlike protuberance on a plant
    nodule.

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pussy

  • noun obscene terms for female genitals
    puss; snatch; twat; slit; cunt.
  • noun informal terms referring to a domestic cat
    pussycat; kitty-cat; kitty; puss.

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vertiginous

  • adjective satellite having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling
    giddy; dizzy; woozy.
    • had a dizzy spell
    • a dizzy pinnacle
    • had a headache and felt giddy
    • a giddy precipice
    • feeling woozy from the blow on his head
    • a vertiginous climb up the face of the cliff

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akinesia

  • noun motionlessness attributable to a temporary paralysis
    akinesis.

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shit

  • noun obscene terms for feces
    poop; crap; dirt; shite; turd.
  • noun obscene words for unacceptable behavior
    crap; horseshit; Irish bull; dogshit; bull; bullshit.
    • I put up with a lot of bullshit from that jerk
    • what he said was mostly bull

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amenorrhoea

  • noun absence or suppression of normal menstrual flow
    amenorrhea; amenia.

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laryngotracheobronchitis

  • noun inflammation of the larynx and trachea and bronchial passageways

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restless_legs_syndrome

  • noun feeling of uneasiness and restlessness in the legs after going to bed (sometimes causing insomnia); may be relieved temporarily by walking or moving the legs
    restless legs; Ekbom syndrome.

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lipaemia

  • noun presence of excess lipids in the blood
    hyperlipoidemia; hyperlipaemia; hyperlipidaemia; lipoidaemia; hyperlipoidaemia; hyperlipemia; lipidaemia; lipemia; hyperlipidemia; lipoidemia; lipidemia.

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conn's_syndrome

  • noun disturbances in saltwater balance and symptoms of weakness and muscular cramps and twitching and convulsions and sometimes paralysis; usually caused by a benign tumor of the cortex of the adrenal gland that leads to excess secretion of aldosterone

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gastritis

  • noun inflammation of the lining of the stomach; nausea and loss of appetite and discomfort after eating

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malabsorption

  • noun abnormal absorption of nutrients from the digestive tract

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inflammatory_bowel_disease

  • noun inflammation of the colon
    colitis.

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rash

  • noun any red eruption of the skin
    skin rash; roseola; efflorescence.
  • noun a series of unexpected and unpleasant occurrences
    blizzard.
    • a rash of bank robberies
    • a blizzard of lawsuits

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coryza

  • noun an inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the nose (usually associated with nasal discharge)
    rhinitis.

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sydenham

  • noun English physician (1624-1689)
    Thomas Sydenham; English Hippocrates.

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thrombocytosis

  • noun increase in the number of platelets in the blood which tends to cause clots to form; associated with many neoplasms and chronic infections and other diseases

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personality

  • noun the complex of all the attributes--behavioral, temperamental, emotional and mental--that characterize a unique individual
    • their different reactions reflected their very different personalities
    • it is his nature to help others
  • noun a person of considerable prominence
    • she is a Hollywood personality

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peaked

  • adjective satellite somewhat ill or prone to illness
    indisposed; unwell; sickly; under the weather; ailing; seedy; poorly.
    • my poor ailing grandmother
    • feeling a bit indisposed today
    • you look a little peaked
    • feeling poorly
    • a sickly child
    • is unwell and can't come to work
  • verb to reach the highest point; attain maximum intensity, activity
    peak; top out.
    • That wild, speculative spirit peaked in 1929
    • Bids for the painting topped out at $50 million

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recuperation

  • noun gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury
    convalescence; recovery.

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tinnitus

  • noun a ringing or booming sensation in one or both ears; a symptom of an ear infection or Meniere's disease

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delirious

  • adjective satellite experiencing delirium
    hallucinating.
  • adjective satellite marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion
    unrestrained; mad; frantic; excited.
    • a crowd of delirious baseball fans
    • something frantic in their gaiety
    • a mad whirl of pleasure

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de

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Diamond State; Delaware; First State.

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hiccough

  • noun (usually plural) the state of having reflex spasms of the diaphragm accompanied by a rapid closure of the glottis producing an audible sound; sometimes a symptom of indigestion
    hiccup; singultus.
    • how do you cure the hiccups?
  • verb breathe spasmodically, and make a sound
    hiccup.
    • When you have to hiccup, drink a glass of cold water

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psychiatric

  • adjective relating to or used in or engaged in the practice of psychiatry
    psychiatrical.
    • psychiatric disorder
    • psychiatric hospital

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peritoneal

  • adjective of or relating to or affecting the peritoneum
    • peritoneal cancer

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chest_pain

  • noun pain in the chest

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reich

  • noun the German state
  • noun Austrian born psychoanalyst who lived in the United States; advocated sexual freedom and believed that cosmic energy could be concentrated in a human being (1897-1957)
    Wilhelm Reich.

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outlet

  • noun a place of business for retailing goods
    mercantile establishment; sales outlet; retail store.
  • noun receptacle providing a place in a wiring system where current can be taken to run electrical devices
    electrical outlet; electric outlet; wall plug; electric receptacle; wall socket.

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prostatitis

  • noun inflammation of the prostate gland characterized by perineal pain and irregular urination and (if severe) chills and fever

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familial

  • adjective relating to or having the characteristics of a family
    • children of the same familial background
    • familial aggregation
  • adjective satellite occurring among members of a family usually by heredity
    transmissible; hereditary; genetic; transmitted; inherited.
    • an inherited disease
    • familial traits
    • genetically transmitted features

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du

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postnasal_drip

  • noun chronic secretion of mucus from the rear of the nasal cavity into the nasopharynx

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spots

  • noun spots before the eyes caused by opaque cell fragments in the vitreous humor and lens
    floater; musca volitans; muscae volitantes.
    • floaters seem to drift through the field of vision
  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    spot; topographic point; place.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet

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dyspepsia

  • noun a disorder of digestive function characterized by discomfort or heartburn or nausea
    indigestion; upset stomach; stomach upset.

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autistic

  • adjective satellite characteristic of or affected with autism
    • autistic behavior
    • autistic children

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hemorrhoid

  • noun pain caused by venous swelling at or inside the anal sphincter
    haemorrhoid; piles.

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sullivan

  • noun United States architect known for his steel framed skyscrapers and for coining the phrase `form follows function' (1856-1924)
    Louis Sullivan; Louis Henri Sullivan; Louis Henry Sullivan.
  • noun United States psychiatrist (1892-1949)
    Harry Stack Sullivan.

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mal

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motion_sickness

  • noun the state of being dizzy or nauseated because of the motions that occur while traveling in or on a moving vehicle
    kinetosis.

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morning

  • noun the time period between dawn and noon
    morning time; forenoon; morn.
    • I spent the morning running errands
  • noun a conventional expression of greeting or farewell
    good morning.

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bag

  • noun a flexible container with a single opening
    • he stuffed his laundry into a large bag
  • noun the quantity of game taken in a particular period (usually by one person)
    • his bag included two deer

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bad

  • noun that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency
    badness.
    • take the bad with the good
  • adjective having undesirable or negative qualities
    • a bad report card
    • his sloppy appearance made a bad impression
    • a bad little boy
    • clothes in bad shape
    • a bad cut
    • bad luck
    • the news was very bad
    • the reviews were bad
    • the pay is bad
    • it was a bad light for reading
    • the movie was a bad choice

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eczema_vaccinatum

  • noun a now rare complication of vaccinia superimposed on atopic dermatitis with high fever and generalized vesicles and papulovesicles
    Kaposi's varicelliform eruption.

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microstomia

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common

  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; park; commons.
    • they went for a walk in the park
  • adjective belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public
    • for the common good
    • common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community

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withdrawal

  • noun a retraction of a previously held position
    backdown; climb-down.
  • noun the act of taking out money or other capital

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nephrosis

  • noun a syndrome characterized by edema and large amounts of protein in the urine and usually increased blood cholesterol; usually associated with glomerulonephritis or with a complication of various systemic diseases
    nephrotic syndrome.
  • noun a disease affecting the kidneys
    kidney disease; renal disorder; nephropathy.

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jejunoileitis

  • noun inflammation of the jejunum and the ileum of the small intestine

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dizziness

  • noun a reeling sensation; a feeling that you are about to fall
    giddiness; vertigo; lightheadedness.

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cri

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hypercalcaemia

  • noun the presence of abnormally high levels of calcium in the blood; usually the result of excessive bone resorption in hyperparathyroidism or Paget's disease
    hypercalcemia.

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ketoaciduria

  • noun excessive amounts of ketone bodies in the urine as in diabetes mellitus or starvation
    ketonuria; acetonuria.

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gout

  • noun a painful inflammation of the big toe and foot caused by defects in uric acid metabolism resulting in deposits of the acid and its salts in the blood and joints
    urarthritis; gouty arthritis.

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cramp

  • noun a painful and involuntary muscular contraction
    muscle spasm; spasm.
  • noun a clamp for holding pieces of wood together while they are glued

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set

  • noun a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
    • a set of books
    • a set of golf clubs
    • a set of teeth
  • noun (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
    • the set of prime numbers is infinite

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toxic_shock

  • noun syndrome resulting from a serious acute (sometimes fatal) infection associated with the presence of staphylococcus; characterized by fever and diarrhea and nausea and diffuse erythema and shock; occurs especially in menstruating women using highly absorbent tampons
    toxic shock syndrome; TSS.

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reference

  • noun a remark that calls attention to something or someone
    mention.
    • she made frequent mention of her promotion
    • there was no mention of it
    • the speaker made several references to his wife
  • noun a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    acknowledgment; mention; citation; credit; cite; quotation.
    • the student's essay failed to list several important citations
    • the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book
    • the article includes mention of similar clinical cases

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catastrophic

  • adjective satellite extremely harmful; bringing physical or financial ruin
    ruinous.
    • a catastrophic depression
    • catastrophic illness
    • a ruinous course of action

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heartburn

  • noun a painful burning sensation in the chest caused by gastroesophageal reflux (backflow from the stomach irritating the esophagus); symptomatic of an ulcer or a diaphragmatic hernia or other disorder
    pyrosis.

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megacardia

  • noun an abnormal enlargement of the heart
    cardiomegaly; enlarged heart; megalocardia.
    • mild cardiomegaly is common in athletes

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schizophrenic

  • noun someone who is afflicted with schizophrenia
  • adjective satellite suffering from some form of schizophrenia
    • schizophrenic patients

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muscle_spasm

  • noun a painful and involuntary muscular contraction
    cramp; spasm.

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exophthalmic_goiter

  • noun exophthalmos occurring in association with goiter; hyperthyroidism with protrusion of the eyeballs
    Graves' disease.

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barf

  • noun the matter ejected in vomiting
    vomit; puke; vomitus.
  • verb eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    retch; regorge; be sick; disgorge; spew; vomit up; puke; honk; cat; purge; cast; spue; upchuck; vomit; sick; regurgitate; throw up; chuck.
    • After drinking too much, the students vomited
    • He purged continuously
    • The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

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restless_legs

  • noun feeling of uneasiness and restlessness in the legs after going to bed (sometimes causing insomnia); may be relieved temporarily by walking or moving the legs
    restless legs syndrome; Ekbom syndrome.

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phantom_limb_syndrome

  • noun syndrome consisting of discomfort or pain in a limb that has been amputated

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oophoritis

  • noun inflammation of one or both ovaries

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lunatic

  • noun an insane person
    madman; maniac.
  • noun a reckless impetuous irresponsible person
    harum-scarum; swashbuckler; madcap; daredevil; hothead.

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intermetamorphosis

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abscessed_tooth

  • noun an abscess of a common kind in the tissue around a tooth

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lipidemia

  • noun presence of excess lipids in the blood
    hyperlipoidemia; hyperlipaemia; hyperlipidaemia; lipoidaemia; hyperlipoidaemia; lipaemia; hyperlipemia; lipidaemia; lipemia; hyperlipidemia; lipoidemia.

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pattern

  • noun a perceptual structure
    shape; form.
    • the composition presents problems for students of musical form
    • a visual pattern must include not only objects but the spaces between them
  • noun a customary way of operation or behavior
    practice.
    • it is their practice to give annual raises
    • they changed their dietary pattern

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away

  • adjective satellite not present; having left
    • he's away right now
    • you must not allow a stranger into the house when your mother is away
  • adjective used of an opponent's ground
    • an away game

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nebula

  • noun a medicinal liquid preparation intended for use in an atomizer
  • noun cloudiness of the urine

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keratoiritis

  • noun inflammation of the cornea and the iris of the eye

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williams_syndrome

  • noun a rare congenital disorder associated with deletion of genetic material in chromosome 7; characterized by mental deficiency and some growth deficiency and elfin faces but an overly social personality and a remarkable gift for vocabulary

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intestinal_colic

  • noun acute abdominal pain (especially in infants)
    griping; gripes; colic.

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possessive

  • noun the case expressing ownership
    genitive; possessive case; genitive case.
  • adjective serving to express or indicate possession
    genitive.
    • possessive pronouns
    • the genitive endings

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berserk

  • noun one of the ancient Norse warriors legendary for working themselves into a frenzy before a battle and fighting with reckless savagery and insane fury
    berserker.
  • adjective satellite frenzied as if possessed by a demon
    amok; possessed; demoniac; amuck; demoniacal.
    • the soldier was completely amuck
    • berserk with grief
    • a berserk worker smashing windows

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amyotrophy

  • noun progressive wasting of muscle tissues
    amyotrophia.

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europe

  • noun the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
  • noun an international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members
    European Community; EC; European Economic Community; Common Market; EU; European Union; EEC.
    • he tried to take Britain into the Europen Union

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attention

  • noun the process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others
    attending.
  • noun the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
    aid; tending; care.
    • no medical care was required
    • the old car needs constant attention

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hemosiderosis

  • noun abnormal deposit of hemosiderin; often a symptom of thalassemia or hemochromatosis
    haemosiderosis.

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poisoning

  • noun the physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance
    toxic condition; intoxication.
  • noun the act of giving poison to a person or animal with the intent to kill

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infantile_autism

  • noun a rare but serious syndrome of childhood characterized by withdrawal and lack of social responsiveness or interest in others and serious linguistic deficits
    • there is considerable dispute among specialists concerning infantile autism

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roseola

  • noun any red eruption of the skin
    skin rash; efflorescence; rash.

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giddiness

  • noun an impulsive scatterbrained manner
    silliness.
  • noun a reeling sensation; a feeling that you are about to fall
    dizziness; vertigo; lightheadedness.

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neuritis

  • noun inflammation of a nerve accompanied by pain and sometimes loss of function

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efflorescence

  • noun the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    prime; flower; blossom; peak; flush; bloom; heyday.
  • noun any red eruption of the skin
    skin rash; roseola; rash.

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hyperaemia

  • noun increased blood in an organ or other body part
    hyperemia.

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megalocardia

  • noun an abnormal enlargement of the heart
    cardiomegaly; megacardia; enlarged heart.
    • mild cardiomegaly is common in athletes

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diverticulitis

  • noun inflammation of a diverticulum in the digestive tract (especially the colon); characterized by painful abdominal cramping and fever and constipation

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lipidaemia

  • noun presence of excess lipids in the blood
    hyperlipoidemia; hyperlipaemia; hyperlipidaemia; lipoidaemia; hyperlipoidaemia; lipaemia; hyperlipemia; lipemia; hyperlipidemia; lipoidemia; lipidemia.

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eponym

  • noun the person for whom something is named
    • Constantine I is the eponym for Constantinople
  • noun the name derived from a person (real or imaginary)
    • Down's syndrome is an eponym for the English physician John Down

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karen_danielsen_horney

  • noun United States psychiatrist (1885-1952)
    Horney; Karen Horney.

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exophthalmic

Of or pertaining to, or characterized by, exophthalmia.

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cervical

  • adjective of or relating to the cervix of the uterus
    • cervical cancer
  • adjective relating to or associated with the neck

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soreness

  • noun a pain that is felt (as when the area is touched)
    tenderness; rawness.
    • the best results are generally obtained by inserting the needle into the point of maximum tenderness
    • after taking a cold, rawness of the larynx and trachea come on
  • noun an uncomfortable feeling of mental painfulness or distress
    discomfort; irritation.

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iridokeratitis

  • noun inflammation of the iris and cornea of the eye

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oscheocele

  • noun swelling of the scrotum
    oscheocoele.

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behaviour

  • noun the action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances
    behavior.
    • the behavior of small particles can be studied in experiments
  • noun (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
    demeanour; demeanor; deportment; behavior; conduct.

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periodic_apnea_of_the_newborn

  • noun irregular breathing of newborns; periods of rapid breathing followed by apnea; believed to be associated with sudden infant death syndrome

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sword-cut

  • noun a scar from a cut made by a sword

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irregular

  • noun a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
    guerrilla; guerilla; insurgent.
  • noun merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name
    second.

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postradioembolization

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ill

  • noun an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
    complaint; ailment.
  • adjective affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
    sick.
    • ill from the monotony of his suffering

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hypoglycemia

  • noun abnormally low blood sugar usually resulting from excessive insulin or a poor diet
    hypoglycaemia.

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nomenclature

  • noun a system of words used to name things in a particular discipline
    language; terminology.
    • legal terminology
    • biological nomenclature
    • the language of sociology

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the_shits

  • noun obscene terms for diarrhea
    the trots.

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mental_illness

  • noun any disease of the mind; the psychological state of someone who has emotional or behavioral problems serious enough to require psychiatric intervention
    psychopathy; mental disease.

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medical_specialty

  • noun the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
    medicine.

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aura

  • noun a sensation (as of a cold breeze or bright light) that precedes the onset of certain disorders such as a migraine attack or epileptic seizure
  • noun an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint
    glory; gloriole; nimbus; aureole; halo.

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context

  • noun discourse that surrounds a language unit and helps to determine its interpretation
    linguistic context; context of use.
  • noun the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event
    setting; circumstance.
    • the historical context

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salpingitis

  • noun inflammation of a Fallopian tube (usually the result of infection spreading from the vagina or uterus) or of a Eustachian tube

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blepharospasm

  • noun spasm of the eyelid muscle resulting in closure of the eye

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delirium

  • noun state of violent mental agitation
    fury; frenzy; craze; hysteria.
  • noun a usually brief state of excitement and mental confusion often accompanied by hallucinations

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acetonemia

  • noun an abnormal increase of ketone bodies in the blood as in diabetes mellitus
    ketosis; ketonemia.

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lead_poisoning

  • noun toxic condition produced by the absorption of excessive lead into the system
    saturnism; plumbism.

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haemoglobinuria

  • noun presence of hemoglobin in the urine
    hemoglobinuria.

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laryngitis

  • noun inflammation of the mucous membrane of the larynx; characterized by hoarseness or loss of voice and coughing

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shiver

  • noun a reflex motion caused by cold or fear or excitement
    tremble; shake.
  • noun an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    frisson; quiver; thrill; shudder; tingle; chill.
    • a frisson of surprise shot through him

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bedrid

  • adjective satellite confined to bed (by illness)
    sick-abed; bedridden; bedfast.

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inflammatory

  • adjective satellite characterized or caused by inflammation
    • an inflammatory process
    • an inflammatory response
  • adjective satellite arousing to action or rebellion
    rabble-rousing; incitive; incendiary; instigative; seditious.

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madness

  • noun obsolete terms for legal insanity
    lunacy; insaneness.
  • noun an acute viral disease of the nervous system of warm-blooded animals (usually transmitted by the bite of a rabid animal); rabies is fatal if the virus reaches the brain
    lyssa; hydrophobia; rabies.