1. Chinese restaurant syndrome headache and tingling or burning feelings and sweating caused by eating food that contains monosodium glutamate
  2. Gilles de la Tourette syndrome neurological disorder characterized by facial grimaces and tics and movements of the upper body and grunts and shouts and coprolalia
  3. premenstrual syndrome a syndrome that occurs in many women from 2 to 14 days before the onset of menstruation
  4. binge-eating syndrome a disorder of eating in which people go on eating binges and then feel guilt and depression and self-condemnation
  5. severe acute respiratory syndrome a respiratory disease of unknown etiology that apparently originated in mainland China in 2003; characterized by fever and coughing or difficulty breathing or hypoxia; can be fatal
  6. cervical root syndrome an abnormal condition resulting from compression of spinal nerve roots in the neck region; involves neck pains and muscular weakness and paresthesia
  7. Lambert-Eaton syndrome a disease seen in patients with lung cancer and characterized by weakness and fatigue of hip and thigh muscles and an aching back; caused by antibodies directed against the neuromuscular junctions
  8. Stokes-Adams syndrome recurrent sudden attacks of unconsciousness caused by impaired conduction of the impulse that regulates the heartbeat
  9. Munchausen syndrome syndrome consisting of feigning acute and dramatic illness for which no clinical evidence is ever found
  10. hyperkinetic syndrome a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders
  11. nephrotic syndrome a syndrome characterized by edema and large amounts of protein in the urine and usually increased blood cholesterol; usually associated with glomerulonephritis or with a complication of various systemic diseases
  12. Munchausen's syndrome syndrome consisting of feigning acute and dramatic illness for which no clinical evidence is ever found
  13. Klinefelter's syndrome syndrome in males that is characterized by small testes and long legs and enlarged breasts and reduced sperm production and mental retardation; a genetic defect in which an extra X chromosome (XXY) is present in the male
  14. restaurant attendant someone employed to provide service in a dining room
  15. Reiter's syndrome an inflammatory syndrome predominantly in males
  16. Turner's syndrome a chromosomal disorder in females who have only one X chromosome; marked by dwarfism and heart abnormalities and underdeveloped sex organs
  17. Ramsay Hunt syndrome syndrome resulting from infection by the herpes varicella zoster virus; characterized by vertigo and pain in the ears and facial nerve paralysis and sometimes hearing loss
  18. Klinefelter syndrome syndrome in males that is characterized by small testes and long legs and enlarged breasts and reduced sperm production and mental retardation; a genetic defect in which an extra X chromosome (XXY) is present in the male
  19. thoracic outlet syndrome tingling sensations in the fingers
  20. respiratory distress syndrome an acute lung disease of the newborn

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