Definition of Symptom. Meaning of Symptom. Synonyms of Symptom

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Definition of Symptom

Symptom
Symptom Symp"tom, n. [F. sympt[^o]me, Gr. ? anything that has befallen one, a chance, causality, symptom, fr. ? to fall together; sy`n with + ? to fall; akin to Skr. pat to fly, to fall. See Syn-, and cf. Asymptote, Feather.] 1. (Med.) Any affection which accompanies disease; a perceptible change in the body or its functions, which indicates disease, or the kind or phases of disease; as, the causes of disease often lie beyond our sight, but we learn their nature by the symptoms exhibited. Like the sick man, we are expiring with all sorts of good symptoms. --Swift. 2. A sign or token; that which indicates the existence of something else; as, corruption in elections is a symptom of the decay of public virtue. Syn: Mark; note; sign; token; indication.

Meaning of Symptom from wikipedia

- Signs and symptoms are the observed or detectable signs, and experienced symptoms of an illness, injury, or condition. A sign for example may be a higher...
- those that determine the symptoms of the aura. Therefore, if the visual area is affected, the aura will consist of visual symptoms, while if a sensory one...
- Extrapyramidal symptoms (EPS) are symptoms that are archetypically ****ociated with the extrapyramidal system of the brain's cerebral cortex. When such symptoms are...
- a serious clinical condition or pose a significant risk. Anorexia is a symptom, not a diagnosis. When a healthcare provider states that a patient has...
- A somatic symptom disorder, formerly known as a somatoform disorder, is any mental disorder that manifests as physical symptoms that suggest illness or...
- "Symptom of the Universe" is a song by the heavy metal band Black Sabbath, from their 1975 album Sabotage. The song was an influence on the development...
- The Symptom Checklist-90-R (SCL-90-R) is a relatively brief self-report psychometric instrument (questionnaire) published by the Clinical ****essment division...
- A functional symptom is a medical symptom with no known physical cause. In other words, there is no structural or pathologically defined disease to explain...
- B symptoms refer to systemic symptoms of fever, night sweats, and weight loss which can be ****ociated with both Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma...
- Symptoms of COVID-19 are variable, ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Common symptoms include headache, loss of smell and taste, nasal congestion...