Syndrome

Science / Psychiatry / Syndrome: A grouping of signs and symptoms, based on their frequent co-occurrence, that may suggest a common underlying pathogenesis, course, familial pattern, or treatment selection.

Culture-Specific Syndromes

Science / Psychiatry / Culture-Specific Syndromes: Forms of disturbed behavior specific to certain cultural systems that do not conform to western nosologic entities. Some commonly cited syndromes are the following: amok; koro; latah; piblokto, and wi MORE

Parked Motorcycle Syndrome (PMS)

Technology / Motorcycle / Parked Motorcycle Syndrome (PMS): PMS is defined as Parked Motorcycle Syndrome. This is a common disease that occurs in the winter when a rider is unable to take his/her motorcycle out for a ride and is forced to think about things ot MORE

Sick Building Syndrome

Business / Real Estate / Sick Building Syndrome: The term sick building syndrome (SBS) is used to describe situations in which building occupants experience discomforting health conditions that appear to be linked to time spent in a building, but no MORE

Prader-Willi Syndrome

Science / Genetics / Prader-Willi Syndrome: A condition characterized by obesity and insatiable appetite, mental deficiency, small genitals, and short stature. May be deletion of #15 chromosome. MORE

Noonan Syndrome

Science / Genetics / Noonan Syndrome: A condition characterized by short stature and ovarian or testicular dysfunction, mental deficiency, and lesions of the heart. MORE

Marfan Syndrome

Science / Genetics / Marfan Syndrome: Autosomal dominant condition of connective tissue: affects the skeletal, ocular and cardiovascular systems. MORE

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