syndrome

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n syndrome a complex of concurrent things "every word has a syndrome of meanings"
    • n syndrome a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Syndrome (Med) A group of symptoms occurring together that are characteristic and indicative of some underlying cause, such as a disease.
    • Syndrome Concurrence.
    • Syndrome generally, a pattern of characteristics or behaviors occurring together, that are sufficiently common and distinctive to indicate that they are due to a known cause.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n syndrome Concurrence.
    • n syndrome In medicine, the concourse or combination of symptoms in a disease; a symptom-complex; a symptom-group. Compare prodrome, 2.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Syndrome sin′drō-mē concurrence.
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Quotations

  • Arthur Ashe
    Arthur Ashe
    “There is a syndrome in sports called paralysis by analysis.”
  • Roseanne Barr
    Roseanne Barr
    “Women complain about premenstrual syndrome, but I think of it as the only time of the month I can be myself.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., from Gr. ; sy`n with + a course, a running
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr., syn, together, dramein, to run.

Usage

In literature:

Turn Over And Die Syndrome (TOADS).
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
It was an odd syndrome which occasionally occurred in humans and animals.
"The Lani People" by J. F. Bone
This "Allende Syndrome" is in play now in Kosovo.
"After the Rain" by Sam Vaknin
Their names are Complex, Syndrome, Id and Superego.
"Little Fuzzy" by Henry Beam Piper
In medical circles this is a form of what we call 'Sophomore's Syndrome.
"Highways in Hiding" by George Oliver Smith
You can't just dislike rice pudding; it has to be a sister-syndrome.
"Breaking Point" by James E. Gunn
There was also an ill-defined syndrome, termed variously Mesopotamitis or acute debility, or the Fear of God.
"In Mesopotamia" by Martin Swayne
All the manifold changes of the fight or flight syndrome are mobilized for instant action.
"The Issahar Artifacts" by Jesse Franklin Bone
Lennon won't survive the Elvis Beatle syndrome.
"Sympathetic Magic" by Paul Cameron Brown
You know the having to see all and do all syndrome.
"The Land of Look Behind" by Paul Cameron Brown
Van de Vliet had said that only three of the nurses knew about Kristen and the Syndrome.
"Syndrome" by Thomas Hoover
This one has a Down's Syndrome kid and that one worked through three back surgeries to help meet production deadlines.
"Makers" by Cory Doctorow
Almost without exception neither of these symptoms or syndromes are at all connected with the locomotor ataxia.
"Psychotherapy" by James J. Walsh
It is absolutely contraindicated in Stokes-Adams syndrome.
"Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:" by Louis Marshall Warfield
The appetite improved, the cardiorespiratory syndrome disappeared, and the child began to gain.
"Scurvy Past and Present" by Alfred Fabian Hess
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In news:

A Look At Asperger Syndrome.
We have two children, one with Asperger's syndrome.
When Vivian Sanchez and her family wanted to support a cousin with Down syndrome, they started walking.
Three out of every 1,000 children have Tourette syndrome.
ABC via Getty Images Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts, pictured in this file photo, announced this morning she has been diagnosed with blood disease called myelodysplastic syndrome, or MDS.
New Guidelines Debunk 'Economy Class Syndrome'.
I read with interest the "The China Syndrome" article in InTech 's September/October 2010 issue.
Apparently this happens for real and even has a official name "Foreign Accent syndrome".
New Guidelines Debunk ' Economy Class Syndrome'.
The term " facet syndrome" has been associated with an overriding of the facets of adjacent vertebrae.
Do you miss those teenagers or have the empty nest syndrome.
For some reason—be it post-election syndrome, pre-holiday jitters, or maybe climate change—the nation has been hit by a tsunami of Pressing Questions.
Gaining control over Tourette's syndrome.
GAINESVIILE- Alstrom Syndrome is a very rare genetic disorder --less than 800 cases have been reported in the world.
Brenda Shepard, Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Foundation Avon.
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In science:

The error syndrome 0 implies no error and doing nothing, and error syndromes 1, 2 and 3 correspond to a bit flip again on the first, second, third qubit, respectively.
Quantum Computation and Quantum Information
Reveal the Error Syndrome,” Report No. quant-ph/9604006 .
Quantum Channel Capacity of Very Noisy Channels
Quantum channel coding, in which (top) the state to be transmitted |ξ i is encoded by E , transmitted through the noisy channel, decoded by D and restored by U after syndrome measurement.
Quantum Channel Capacity of Very Noisy Channels
Let y be the Q-ary vector of test outcomes, or equivalently, the syndrome of the positives.
Semi-Quantitative Group Testing
Step 2: Identify the positives as follows: if the syndrome of a column of Cj is included in yj , declare the subject corresponding to that column positive.
Semi-Quantitative Group Testing
First, using induction, one can prove that each yj , 1 ď j ď K , is the syndrome of a subset of columns of j “ rC1 , C2 , ¨ ¨ ¨ , Cj s, Cj corresponding to positives.
Semi-Quantitative Group Testing
Ei as the event that the syndrome of at least one of the codewords in M is included in the syndrome of the other u codewords.
Semi-Quantitative Group Testing
In the [[n, k , d]] code case, each error correctable by the code maps a codeword to an syndrome subspace labeled by an error syndrome, i.e., a sequence of ±1 eigenvalues of the stabilizer generators .
Optimally combining dynamical decoupling and quantum error correction
This form of the N th order ˆΩ-decoupling requirement will enable error correction to function as intended. A key observation is that in light of this, we do not need to protect the complete 2n -dimensional Hilbert space H, but rather the 2n−k syndrome subspaces.
Optimally combining dynamical decoupling and quantum error correction
In this case each of the syndrome subspaces can be decomposed as Hlogical ⊗ Hgauge , where Hlogical is invariant under ˆS ∪ ˆG = C ˆΩ , since the gauge operators act non-trivially on Hgauge only.
Optimally combining dynamical decoupling and quantum error correction
Any operator in Pn(R) which is not a stabilizer or gauge operator acts as an error either within or between syndrome subspaces.
Optimally combining dynamical decoupling and quantum error correction
We start by providing the following definitions. set of codewords Z = {zj }t 1 with syndrome yZ , if ∀i ∈ (cid:74)m(cid:75), yX (i) ≤ yZ (i).
Semi-Quantitative Group Testing: a General Paradigm with Applications in Genotyping
We denote this 1 with syndrome yX is said to be included in another inclusion property by X  Z , or equivalently, yX  yZ .
Semi-Quantitative Group Testing: a General Paradigm with Applications in Genotyping
Q]m , any codeword with a syndrome included in y corresponds to defectives less than or equal to d in the absence of test errors.
Semi-Quantitative Group Testing: a General Paradigm with Applications in Genotyping
In other words, given an errora defective, and any codeword with a syndrome not included in y corresponds to a non-defective Proof: Let xi , i ∈ (cid:74)n(cid:75), be a codeword of a [q ; Q; η ; (1 ∶ d); 0]-SQ-disjunct code.
Semi-Quantitative Group Testing: a General Paradigm with Applications in Genotyping
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