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syndrome

syn·drome

syndrome

pronunciation:
sIn drm [or] sIn drom
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a group or pattern of symptoms that together are indicative of a particular disease, disorder, or condition.
definition 2: a distinctive pattern, as of behavior, population distribution, or the like.
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The word syndrome contains the following part:
syn- Greek prefix that means with, together with
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The prefix "syn- " occurs in Greek loanwords and attaches to Greek roots. It has several forms, as the final "n" sound in "syn- " assimilates to the initial sound of the base to which it is attached. See its assimilated forms sym-, syl-, and sys-.
synonyms:
com-