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schizophrenia of abrupt onset and relatively short duration (a few weeks or months) acute schizophrenic episode , reactive schizophrenia
juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity adolescent , stripling , teen , teenager
onset of a corrosive or destructive process (as by a chemical agent) attack
epileptic seizure, sensation that precedes onset of aura
sensation (as of a cold breeze or bright light) that precedes the onset of certain disorders such as a migraine attack or epileptic seizure aura
severe diabetes mellitus with an early onset; characterized by polyuria and excessive thirst and increased appetite and weight loss and episodic ketoacidosis; diet and insulin injections are required to control the disease autoimmune diabetes , growth-onset diabetes , IDDM , insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus , juvenile-onset diabetes , juvenile diabetes , ketoacidosis-prone diabetes , ketosis-prone diabetes , type I diabetes
natural family planning in which ovulation is assumed to occur 14 days before the onset of a period (the fertile period would be assumed to extend from day 10 through day 18 of her cycle) calendar method , calendar method of birth control , rhythm , rhythm method , rhythm method of birth control
concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of labor to the birth of a child childbed , confinement , labor , labour , lying-in , parturiency , travail
localized area of diminished vision edged by shimmering colored lights; in many people it indicates the onset of migraine flittering scotoma , scintillating scotoma
stop consonant articulated by releasing pressure at the glottis; as in the sudden onset of a vowel glottal catch , glottal plosive , glottal stop
myositis characterized by weakness of limb muscles (especially the thighs and wrists and fingers); sometimes involves swallowing muscles; onset after 50 and slowly progressive; seen more often in men than in women inclusion body myositis
childbirth with drugs, hasten onset of induce
congenital progressive disorder of lipid metabolism having an onset at age 5 and characterized by blindness and dementia and early death juvenile amaurotic idiocy , Spielmeyer-Vogt disease
severe form of muscular dystrophy marked by generalized weakness and muscular wasting that affects the face and feet and hands and neck; difficult speech and difficulty with the hands that spreads to the arms and shoulders and legs and hips; the onset can myotonia atrophica , myotonic dystrophy , myotonic muscular dystrophy , Steinert's disease
disease characterized by the sudden onset of sleep narcolepsy
onset of darkness night , nightfall
sudden and severe onset of trouble onslaught
sulfonylurea; an oral antidiabetic drug (trade name Orinase) used in the treatment of adult-onset diabetes mellitus Orinase , tolbutamide
syndrome that occurs in many women from 2 to 14 days before the onset of menstruation PMS , premenstrual syndrome
period of two years immediately prior to the onset of puberty when growth and changes leading to sexual maturity occur prepuberty
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