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...
- affects the motor system. Non-motor symptoms, however, become increasingly common as the disease worsens. The symptoms generally come on slowly over time...
- often described in terms of positive and negative (or deficit) symptoms. Positive symptoms are those that most people do not normally experience, but are...
- Extrapyramidal symptoms (EPS), also known as extrapyramidal side effects (EPSE), are drug-induced movement disorders that include acute and tardive symptoms. These...
- B symptoms refer to systemic symptoms of fever, night sweats, and weight loss which can be ****ociated with both Hodgkin's lymphoma and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma...
- diarrhea and neurological symptoms. Infected individuals may experience all, some, or none of these symptoms. The duration of symptoms varies, averaging 28...
- Vegetative symptoms are disturbances of a person's functions necessary to maintain life (vegetative functions). These disturbances are most commonly seen...
- Constitutional symptoms refers to a group of symptoms that can affect many different systems of the body. Examples include weight loss, fevers, headache...
- 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...
- 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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