symptom

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From Ancient Greek σύμπτωμα (súmptōma, a happening, accident, symptom of disease), from stem of συμπίπτω (sumpíptō, Ι befall), from συν- (sun-, together) + πίπτω (píptō, I fall).

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symptom (plural symptoms)

  1. (medicine) A perceived change in some function, sensation or appearance of a person that indicates a disease or disorder, such as fever, headache or rash.
  2. Anything that indicates, or is characteristic of, the presence of something else, especially of something undesirable.

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  • Treatment of symptoms versus treatment of cause

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symptom m

  1. symptom

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia no

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symptom n (definite singular symptomet, indefinite plural symptom or symptomer, definite plural symptoma or symptomene)

  1. a symptom

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nn

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symptom n (definite singular symptomet, indefinite plural symptom, definite plural symptoma)

  1. a symptom

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symptom m

  1. symptom

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