syndrome: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (sin'drōm, -drum), [key]
- a group of symptoms that together are characteristic of a specific disorder, disease, or the like.
- a group of related or coincident things, events, actions, etc.
- the pattern of symptoms that characterize or indicate a particular social condition.
- a predictable, characteristic pattern of behavior, action, etc., that tends to occur under certain circumstances: the retirement syndrome of endless golf and bridge games; the feast-or-famine syndrome of big business.
- syndrome (Thesaurus)