Meaning of symptom

symp•tom

Pronunciation: (simp'tum), [key]
— n.
  1. any phenomenon or circumstance accompanying something and serving as evidence of it.
  2. a sign or indication of something.
  3. a phenomenon that arises from and accompanies a particular disease or disorder and serves as an indication of it.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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