The definition of a syndrome is a collection of symptoms or signs that are characteristic of a disease or other disorder.(noun)
An example of a syndrome is a child who shows obsessive behavior and is uninterested in people could be a sign of Asperger's Syndrome.
See syndrome in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ModL < Gr syndromē < syn-, with + dramein, to run: see dromedary
See syndrome in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Greek sundromē, concurrence of symptoms
Origin: , from sundromos, running together
Origin: : sun-, syn-
Origin: + dromos, a running.
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