[sin-drohm, -druhm]
Pathology, Psychiatry. 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.

1535–45; < Neo-Latin < Greek syndromḗ concurrence, combination, equivalent to syn- syn- + drom-, base meaning “run” (see -drome) + feminine noun suffix

syndromic [sin-drom-ik] , adjective Unabridged
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syndrome (ˈsɪndrəʊm)
1.  med any combination of signs and symptoms that are indicative of a particular disease or disorder
2.  a symptom, characteristic, or set of symptoms or characteristics indicating the existence of a condition, problem, etc
[C16: via New Latin from Greek sundromē, literally: a running together, from syn- + dramein to run]

white-coat hypertension or syndrome
the phenomenon of having elevated blood pressure only during a medical consultation
syndrome or syndrome

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Word Origin & History

"a number of symptoms occurring together," 1540s, from Mod.L., from Gk. syndrome "concurrence of symptoms, concourse," from syndromos, lit. "running together," from syn- "with" + dromos "running, course." Psychological sense is from 1955.
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Medical Dictionary

syndrome syn·drome (sĭn'drōm')
A group of symptoms that collectively indicate or characterize a disease, a psychological disorder, or another abnormal condition.

syn·drom'ic (-drō'mĭk, -drŏm'ĭk) adj.
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syndrome   (sĭn'drōm')  Pronunciation Key 
An abnormal condition or disease that is identified by an established group of signs and symptoms.
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Cultural Dictionary
syndrome [(sin-drohm)]

A set of signs and symptoms that appear together and characterize a disease or medical condition. AIDS is an example of a syndrome.

Note: A collection of attitudes or behaviors that go together is often called a syndrome.
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Example sentences
Irritable bowel syndrome may be a lifelong condition.
Ketamine bladder syndrome is a newly discovered consequence of long term use.
However another link, between savant syndrome and autism, is well established.
Carpal tunnel syndrome has also been linked to professional musicians.
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