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1. symptom

noun. ['ˈsɪmptəm'] (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease.

Synonyms

  • pyrexia
  • upset stomach
  • sneeze
  • prodrome
  • sneezing
  • lipoidemia
  • nebula
  • hypoproteinemia
  • jaundice
  • ketonemia
  • heart murmur
  • hyperglycemia
  • rubor
  • pyrosis
  • menorrhagia
  • Jacquemier's sign
  • sternutation
  • cough
  • murmur
  • stomach upset
  • wheeziness
  • giddiness
  • ammoniuria
  • hemoglobinuria
  • hypercalcinuria
  • haemoglobinemia
  • atrophy
  • natriuresis
  • pain
  • areflexia
  • lipoidaemia
  • hyperlipaemia
  • withdrawal symptom
  • fever
  • steatorrhea
  • anaemia
  • postnasal drip
  • paraesthesia
  • cicatrice
  • hydrophobia
  • hypercalcemia
  • cardiac murmur
  • haemoglobinuria
  • evidence
  • hyperlipidemia
  • cicatrix
  • muscle spasm
  • oliguria
  • amenia
  • acetonemia
  • dyspepsia
  • febricity
  • apnea
  • hiccup
  • Kayser-Fleischer ring
  • clubbing
  • haemosiderosis
  • amenorrhea
  • wasting away
  • meningism
  • dyspnea
  • purulence
  • effect
  • prodroma
  • keratomalacia
  • ketonuria
  • constipation
  • flush
  • lipemia
  • hyperlipidaemia
  • diarrhoea
  • lipaemia
  • stridor
  • hematuria
  • acetonuria
  • thrombocytosis
  • hypercholesterolemia
  • hyponatremia
  • uratemia
  • floater
  • shivering
  • disease
  • hypersplenism
  • ochronosis
  • tinnitus
  • alkaluria
  • hemoglobinemia
  • scar
  • nausea
  • diuresis
  • lipidaemia
  • swelling
  • eruption
  • hypercalciuria
  • hurting
  • hyperlipoidemia
  • monocytosis
  • proteinuria
  • hypoglycaemia
  • enlarged heart
  • hot flash
  • ketoaciduria
  • lymphuria
  • melasma
  • hemosiderosis
  • dizziness
  • chill
  • musca volitans
  • looseness
  • indigestion
  • myoglobinuria
  • megalocardia
  • looseness of the bowels
  • eosinophilia
  • pyuria
  • kaliuresis
  • hyperkalemia
  • coughing
  • chills and fever
  • paresthesia
  • exophthalmos
  • congestion
  • hypoglycemia
  • haematuria
  • numbness
  • hypokalemia
  • crepitation rale
  • hypercholesteremia
  • wasting
  • hypocalcemia
  • eosinopenia
  • chloasma
  • hyperglycaemia
  • Kernig's sign
  • glycosuria
  • Koplik's spots
  • hyperlipemia
  • hiccough
  • haemoptysis
  • palsy
  • palpitation
  • hypermenorrhea
  • aminoaciduria
  • syndrome
  • irregularity
  • inflammation
  • megacardia
  • ketosis
  • spasm
  • abscess
  • muscae volitantes
  • cramp
  • kaluresis
  • cardiomegaly
  • heartburn
  • hardening
  • lipidemia
  • purulency
  • feverishness
  • uricaciduria
  • anemia
  • puffiness
  • bubo
  • icterus
  • festination
  • cyanosis
  • diarrhea
  • spots
  • febrility
  • hypercalcaemia
  • aura
  • lightheadedness
  • dyspnoea
  • sickness
  • grounds
  • uraturia
  • mask of pregnancy
  • amenorrhoea
  • singultus
  • alkalinuria
  • furring
  • hyperlipoidaemia
  • albuminuria
  • lump
  • hemoptysis
  • hypocalcaemia
  • ague
  • hypernatremia
  • vertigo
  • redness

Antonyms

  • hyponatremia
  • hyperglycemia
  • hypoglycemia
  • hypercalcemia
  • hypernatremia
  • hypokalemia
  • hyperkalemia

Etymology

  • σύμπτωμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • συμπίπτω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Symptom

  • accustom
  • ageratum
  • antemortem
  • arboretum
  • argosystem
  • atom
  • autumn
  • bantam
  • biosystem
  • bottom
  • cablesystem
  • centum
  • chatham
  • cheatham
  • cheatum
  • chittum
  • cottam
  • cottom
  • custom
  • datum

Example sentences of the word symptom


1. Noun, singular or mass
But a slice is often the symptom of what is known as an outside swing.

2. Verb, 3rd person singular present
But as the disease progresses, symptom become more noticeable and progressively worsen.

Quotes containing the word symptom


1. The fear of appearances is the first symptom of impotence.
- Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

2. The first symptom of love in a young man is timidity; in a girl boldness.
- Victor Hugo

3. Writer's block is just a symptom of feeling like you have nothing to say, combined with the rather weird idea that you should feel the need to say something. Why? If you have something to say, then say it. If not, enjoy the silence while it lasts. The noise will return soon enough.
- Hugh MacLeod, Ignore Everybody: and 39 Other Keys to Creativity

2. symptom

noun. ['ˈsɪmptəm'] anything that accompanies X and is regarded as an indication of X's existence.

Synonyms

  • indicant

Antonyms

  • agreeableness
  • cheer

Etymology

  • σύμπτωμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • συμπίπτω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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