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syndrome

noun     /ˈsɪn.drəʊm/ US  /-droʊm/
[C] a combination of medical problems that commonly go together, which might show the existence of a particular disease or mental condition → See also Down's syndromeDisease and illness - general words [U] used in the names of various illnesses: irritable bowel syndromeDisease and illness - general words [C] a type of negative behaviour or mental state that is typical of a person in a particular situation: It's a classic case of the bored-housewife syndrome - she's got nothing to do all day except drink and go shopping.Science of psychology and psychoanalysisMind and personality
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