1. catatonic schizophrenia a form of schizophrenia characterized by a tendency to remain in a fixed stuporous state for long periods; the catatonia may give way to short periods of extreme excitement
  2. catatonic type schizophrenia a form of schizophrenia characterized by a tendency to remain in a fixed stuporous state for long periods; the catatonia may give way to short periods of extreme excitement
  3. latent schizophrenia schizophrenia characterized by mild symptoms or by some preexisting tendency to schizophrenia
  4. paranoid schizophrenia a form of schizophrenia characterized by delusions
  5. paraphrenic schizophrenia a form of schizophrenia characterized by delusions
  6. paranoic type schizophrenia a form of schizophrenia characterized by delusions
  7. reactive schizophrenia schizophrenia of abrupt onset and relatively short duration
  8. hebephrenic schizophrenia a form of schizophrenia characterized by severe disintegration of personality including erratic speech and childish mannerisms and bizarre behavior; usually becomes evident during puberty; the most common diagnostic category in mental institutions
  9. borderline schizophrenia schizophrenia characterized by mild symptoms or by some preexisting tendency to schizophrenia
  10. disorganized schizophrenia a form of schizophrenia characterized by severe disintegration of personality including erratic speech and childish mannerisms and bizarre behavior; usually becomes evident during puberty; the most common diagnostic category in mental institutions
  11. schizophrenia a psychotic disorder characterized by distortions of reality
  12. perseverance the act of persisting
  13. disorganized type schizophrenia a form of schizophrenia characterized by severe disintegration of personality including erratic speech and childish mannerisms and bizarre behavior; usually becomes evident during puberty; the most common diagnostic category in mental institutions
  14. genus Schizophragma small genus of deciduous climbing and creeping shrubs with white flowers in flat clusters; sometimes placed in family Saxifragaceae
  15. schizophrenic of a psychotic disorder marked by distortions of reality
  16. catatonic characterized by unresponsiveness or lack of movement
  17. catastrophe a sudden violent change in the earth's surface
  18. myotonic dystrophy a severe form of muscular dystrophy marked by generalized weakness and muscular wasting that affects the face and feet and hands and neck; difficult speech and difficulty with the hands that spreads to the arms and shoulders and legs and hips; the onset can be any time from birth to middle age and the progression is slow; inheritance is autosomal dominant
  19. diatonic scale a scale with eight notes in an octave
  20. isotonic solution a solution having the same osmotic pressure as blood