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

- 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...
- Extrapyramidal symptoms (EPS) are symptoms that are archetypically ****ociated with the extrapyramidal system of the brain's cerebral cortex. When such symptoms are...
- different symptoms, and their symptoms may change over time. Three common clusters of symptoms have been identified: one respiratory symptom cluster with...
- system. The symptoms usually emerge slowly, and as the disease worsens, non-motor symptoms become more common. The most obvious early symptoms are tremor...
- manifests as a set of related symptoms, which usually surface when the brain is damaged by injury or disease. The symptoms involve progressive impairments...
- Symptoms range from mild to severe and often include fever, runny nose, sore throat, muscle pain, headache, coughing, and fatigue. These symptoms begin...
- Vegetative symptoms are disturbances of a person's functions necessary to maintain life (vegetative functions). These disturbances are most commonly seen...
- depression symptoms and monitor recovery. The responses on this scale can be discussed in therapy to devise interventions for the most distressing symptoms of...
- characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, reversible airflow obstruction, and easily triggered bronchospasms. Symptoms include episodes of wheezing, coughing...
- disease or infection but experiences no symptoms. Whenever a medical condition fails to show noticeable symptoms after a diagnosis it might be considered...