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symptom

Pronunciation: simp'tom

Definition: Any morbid phenomenon or departure from the normal in structure, function, or sensation, experienced by the patient and indicative of disease.

[G. symptoma]

See Also: phenomenon1, reflex1, sign1, syndrome

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