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English noun: symptom

1. symptom (state) (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease

Broader (hypernym)evidence, grounds

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

Part meronymdisease

Domain categorymedical specialty, medicine

2. symptom (communication) anything that accompanies X and is regarded as an indication of X's existence

Broader (hypernym)indicant, indication

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