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clinical syndromes

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Definition: A clinical syndrome is a set of medical signs and symptoms which are correlated with each other and often associated with a particular disease or disorder. The word derives from the Greek σύνδρομον, meaning "concurrence".

When a syndrome is paired with a definite cause this becomes a disease. See : causes of diseases.

Syndromes are studied by syndromology.

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