Synonyms and Antonyms for respiratory-distress-syndrome

1. respiratory distress syndrome (n.)

an acute lung disease of the newborn (especially the premature newborn); lungs cannot expand because of a wetting agent is lacking; characterized by rapid shallow breathing and cyanosis and the formation of a glassy hyaline membrane over the alveoli

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2. XXY-syndrome (n.)

syndrome in males that is characterized by small testes and long legs and enlarged breasts and reduced sperm production and mental retardation; a genetic defect in which an extra X chromosome (XXY) is present in the male

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4. distress (n.)

a state of adversity (danger or affliction or need)

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5. syndrome (n.)

a complex of concurrent things

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6. distress (n.)

extreme physical pain

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7. distress (n.)

the seizure and holding of property as security for payment of a debt or satisfaction of a claim

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8. distress (v.)

cause mental pain to

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10. distress (v.)

bring into difficulties or distress, especially financial hardship

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