Symptom



noun
1.
any phenomenon or circumstance accompanying something and serving as evidence of it.
2.
a sign or indication of something.
3.
Pathology. a phenomenon that arises from and accompanies a particular disease or disorder and serves as an indication of it.
noun
1.
(med) any sensation or change in bodily function experienced by a patient that is associated with a particular disease Compare sign (sense 9)
2.
any phenomenon or circumstance accompanying something and regarded as evidence of its existence; indication

symptom symp·tom (sĭm’təm, sĭmp’-)
n.
An indication of disorder or disease, especially when experienced by an individual as a change from normal function, sensation, or appearance. Also called sign.
symptom
(sĭm’təm)
A subjective indication of a disorder or disease, such as pain, nausea or weakness. Symptoms may be accompanied by objective signs of disease such as abnormal laboratory test results or findings during a physical examination. Compare sign.

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