2. Adjective. (mycology) Having a uterine shape ¹
3. Noun. (psychiatry) A person with a condition similar to hysteria ¹
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Definition of Hysteroid
Medical Definition of Hysteroid
1. Resembling or simulating hysteria. Origin: hystero-+ G. Eidos, resemblance (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Hysteroid
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1. Epilepsy and Other Chronic Convulsive Diseases: Their Causes, Symptoms, and by William Richard Gowers (1901)
"If there is evidence that the described convulsion is hysteroid, we have to ascertain whether it is simple, or whether it is consecutive to an epileptic ..."
2. Conservative Gynecology and Electro-therapeutics: A Practical Treatise on by George Betton Massey (1909)
"The Rest Cure in the Treatment of Hysteria and hysteroid Affections. — There is no question of the very great value of the "rest cure" in two distinct ..."
3. On Certain Conditions of Nervous Derangement, Somnambulism--hypnotism by William Alexander Hammond (1881)
"THE hysteroid AFFECTIONS—CATALEPSY, ECSTASY AND HYSTERO-EPILEPSY. A LTHOUGH in systematic medical ... They are hysteroid without actually being hysteria. ..."
4. Obstetrics, the science and the art by Charles Delucena Meigs (1867)
"... which it greatly hurries, but especially by its influence upon the psychical state of the woman. In pyaemia, we have the strangest hysteroid phenomena. ..."
5. Diagnosis of diseases of the brain and of the spinal cord by William Richard Gowers (1885)
"hysteroid convulsion. It is not surprising that so potent a disturbing influence should evoke into activity a tendency from which few women are altogether ..."