syndrome (EN)

GC: n

S: MedicineNet.com - http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=5613(external link) (last access: 9 November 2016); http://syndrome.org/(external link) (last access: 11 June 2015).

N: 1. "a number of symptoms occurring together," 1540s, from medical Latin, from Greek syndrome "concurrence of symptoms, concourse of people," from syndromos "place where several roads meet," literally "a running together," from syn- "with" + dromos "a running, course". Psychological sense is from 1955.
2. A set of symptoms that occur together; the sum of signs of any morbid state; a symptom complex. In genetics, a pattern of multiple malformations thought to be pathogenetically related.
3. Collocations:
  • Adj.: acute | clinical.
  • Verb + syndrome: have, suffer from | develop | cause, produce | diagnose, recognize | be known as.
  • Syndrome + verb: affect sb, be present in sb, occur.
S: 1. OED - http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=syndrome(external link) (last access: 21 October 2014). 2. DORLAND p. 1819. 3. OD - http://oxforddictionary.so8848.com/search?word=syndrome(external link) (last access: 11 June 2015).


CR: alcoholism, anomaly, ataxia (EN), cryoglobulinemia, disease, disorder, dyslexia, glomerulonephritis, micropsia (EN), narcolepsy, obesity, overweight, sign, symptom, symptomatology, takotsubo cardiomyopathy, ubiquitin.


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