1. 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
  2. Tourette's syndrome neurological disorder characterized by facial grimaces and tics and movements of the upper body and grunts and shouts and coprolalia
  3. radiation syndrome syndrome resulting from exposure to ionizing radiation
  4. Fallot's syndrome a congenital heart defect producing cyanosis
  5. Reiter's syndrome an inflammatory syndrome predominantly in males
  6. hyperkinetic syndrome a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders
  7. 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
  8. Horner's syndrome a pattern of symptoms occurring as a result of damage to nerves in the cervical region of the spine (drooping eyelids and constricted pupils and absence of facial sweating)
  9. Noonan's syndrome syndrome seen only in males
  10. Banti's syndrome a disease characterized by congestion and enlargement of the spleen; accompanied by anemia or cirrhosis
  11. binge-eating syndrome a disorder of eating in which people go on eating binges and then feel guilt and depression and self-condemnation
  12. nephrotoxin any toxin that affects the kidneys
  13. 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
  14. binge-vomit syndrome a disorder of eating in which the person alternates between strong craving for food and aversion to food; characterized by excessive eating followed by periods of fasting or self-induced vomiting
  15. 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
  16. Chinese restaurant syndrome headache and tingling or burning feelings and sweating caused by eating food that contains monosodium glutamate
  17. myasthenic 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
  18. Cushing's syndrome a glandular disorder caused by excessive cortisol
  19. Asperger's syndrome a psychiatric disorder usually noted during early school years; characterized by impaired social relations and by repetitive patterns of behavior
  20. Hurler's syndrome hereditary disease (autosomal recessive) consisting of an error is mucopolysaccharide metabolism; characterized by severe abnormalities in development of skeletal cartilage and bone and mental retardation

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