symptom


symptom
01. Typical [symptoms] of the flu include vomiting and diarrhea.
02. Rapidly rising inflation is [symptomatic] of an economy which is in serious trouble.
03. Many people suggest that the problem with Western medicine is that it treats the [symptoms] of disease rather than the cause.
04. A doctor looks at the [symptoms] of an illness in order to make his diagnosis.
05. The patient explained the [symptoms] she was experiencing to her doctor.
06. A runny nose and fever are [symptoms] of a cold.
07. Poor behavior by young children is often a [symptom] of a lack of attention at home.
08. The [symptoms] of some kinds of cancer do not actually appear until the disease is in an advanced stage.
09. Bertrand Russell once suggested that one of the [symptoms] of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important.
10. Victor Hugo wrote that the first [symptom] of love in a young man is timidity, and in a girl boldness.
11. The most common [symptom] of a hang-over is a headache.
12. Many people mistake heart attack [symptoms] for other problems.
13. [Symptoms] of a heart attack include chest pain, sweating, shortness of breath, and vomiting.
14. In traditional Chinese medicine, the doctor diagnoses the patient by taking his pulse, checking the color of his tongue, and evaluating his [symptoms].

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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Symptom — Sn std. (18. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus gr. sýmptōma Begebenheit, Eigenschaft, Zufall , zu gr. sympíptein sich ereignen, zusammentreffen, zusammenfallen , zu gr. píptein geraten, herabfallen, stürzen und gr. syn . Adjektiv: symptomatisch.… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • symptom — (n.) 1540s, earlier sinthoma (late 14c.), from M.L. sinthoma symptom of a disease, from L.L. symptoma, from Gk. symptoma (gen. symptomatos) a happening, accident, disease, from stem of sympiptein to befall, from syn together + piptein to fall,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • symptom — ► NOUN Medicine 1) a feature which indicates a condition of disease, in particular one apparent to the patient. Compare with SIGN(Cf. ↑signer). 2) an indication of an undesirable situation. ORIGIN Greek sumpt ma chance, symptom …   English terms dictionary

  • Symptōm — (v. gr.), Anzeichen, Kennzeichen, bes. von einer Krankheit, s.d. S. 767. Daher Symptomatisch, anzeigend, zu S en der Krankheit gehörig, sie bildend, mehr zufällig hinzukommend, ohne zum Wesen der Krankheit zu gehören. Symptomatische Curart,… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Symptōm — (griech.), »Zufall«, Krankheitszufall, ein einer Krankheit eigentümliches Anzeichen, aus dem man unter anderm auf den Verlauf und den Charakter der Krankheit Schlüsse ziehen kann. Gelbsucht ist z. B. das S., unter dem sich mannigfache Krankheiten …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Symptom — Symptōm (grch.), Anzeichen, insbes. Krankheitszeichen; symptomātisch, anzeigend; symptomatische Mittel, Mittel die nur Krankheitssymptome, nicht die Krankheit selbst bekämpfen (z.B. Fiebermittel, Narkotika u.a.); Symptomatologīe, Lehre von den… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • symptom — I noun alarm, augury, characteristic, clue, danger signal, diagnostic, evidence, evincement, feature, forewarning, guide, index, indicant, indication, indicator, indice, indicium, intimation, manifestation, mark, means of recognition, monition,… …   Law dictionary

  • symptom — *sign, mark, token, badge …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Symptom — »Anzeichen; Krankheitszeichen; Kennzeichen, Merkmal; Vorbote«: Das Fremdwort ist eine gelehrte Entlehnung des 16. Jh.s aus griech. sým ptōma »Zufall; vorübergehende Eigentümlichkeit; zufälliger Umstand einer Krankheit«. Das zugrunde liegende… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch