[ep-uh-fuh-nom-uh-non, -nuh n] /ˌɛp ə fəˈnɒm əˌnɒn, -nən/
noun, plural epiphenomena
[ep-uh-fuh-nom-uh-nuh] /ˌɛp ə fəˈnɒm ə nə/ (Show IPA), epiphenomenons.
Pathology. a secondary or additional symptom or complication arising during the course of a disease.
any secondary .
noun (pl) -na (-nə)
a secondary or additional phenomenon; by-product
(pathol) an unexpected or atypical symptom or occurrence during the course of a disease
1706, “secondary symptom,” from epi- + phenomenon. Plural is epiphenomena. Related: Epiphenomenal.
epiphenomenon ep·i·phe·nom·e·non (ěp’ə-fĭ-nŏm’ə-nŏn’)
An additional condition or symptom in the course of a disease, not necessarily connected with the disease.
[ep-uh-fleed-l] /ˌɛp əˈflid l/ adjective, Mycology. 1. growing on bark, as a lichen.
[ep-uh-foh-nee-muh] /ˌɛp ə foʊˈni mə/ noun, plural epiphonemas, epiphonemae [ep-uh-foh-nee-mee] /ˌɛp ə foʊˈni mi/ (Show IPA). Rhetoric. 1. a sentence that is an exclamation, a general or striking comment, or a succinct summary of what has previously been said.
[ih-pif-er-uh] /ɪˈpɪf ər ə/ noun 1. Pathology. an overflow of tears due to excessive secretion of the lacrimal glands or obstruction of the lacrimal ducts. 2. Rhetoric. (def 1). epiphora e·piph·o·ra (ĭ-pĭf’ər-ə) n. Watering of the eyes due to a blockage of the lacrimal ducts or the excessive secretion of tears.
[ep-uh-fram] /ˈɛp əˌfræm/ noun 1. a calcified or membranous septum produced by certain land snails during hibernation and functioning to cover the shell opening and prevent desiccation. 2. Botany. a membrane enclosing the capsule in certain mosses. /ˈɛpɪˌfræm/ noun 1. a disc of calcium phosphate and mucilage secreted by snails over the aperture of their […]