Definition of Symptoms. Meaning of Symptoms. Synonyms of Symptoms

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Definition of Symptoms

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 Symptoms from wikipedia

- ultimately leads to a diagnosis is called a "cardinal symptom". Non-specific symptoms are self-reported symptoms that do not indicate a specific disease process...
- disorders that include acute and tardive[clarification needed] symptoms. These symptoms include dystonia (continuous spasms and muscle contractions), akathisia...
- worsens, non-motor symptoms become more common. The symptoms usually emerge slowly. Early in the disease, the most obvious symptoms are shaking, rigidity...
- often described in terms of positive and negative (or deficit) symptoms. Positive symptoms are those that most people do not normally experience, but are...
- or loss of vision to one side. Signs and symptoms often appear soon after the stroke has occurred. If symptoms last less than one or two hours it is known...
- vascular dementia. Neuropsychiatric symptoms that may be present are termed Behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) and these can include:...
- Constitutional symptoms refers to a group of symptoms that can affect many different systems of the body. Examples include weight loss, fevers, headache...
- after a year or two. Other symptoms may include ****l dryness, trouble sleeping, and mood changes. The severity of symptoms varies between women. While...
- characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, reversible airflow obstruction, and easily triggered bronchospasms. Symptoms include episodes of wheezing, coughing...
- infectious disease caused by an influenza virus. Symptoms can be mild to severe. The most common symptoms include: high fever, runny nose, sore throat, muscle...
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