abstinence syndrome

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈæb.stə.nn̩s ˈsɪn.dɹoʊm/, /ˈæb.stə.nn̩ts ˈsɪn.dɹoʊm/

Noun[edit]

abstinence syndrome (plural abstinence syndromes)

  1. (medicine) The physical symptoms of an addict who is withdrawing; withdrawal.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “abstinence syndrome” in Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language Unabridged, G. & C. Merriam Co. (1976), ISBN 0-87779-101-5.