Definition of Paroxysms

1. Noun. (plural of paroxysm) ¹



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Definition of Paroxysms

1. paroxysm [n] - See also: paroxysm

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paroxysms

paroxetime
paroxetine
paroxypropione
paroxysm
paroxysmal
paroxysmal atrial tachycardia
paroxysmal cerebral dysrhythmia
paroxysmal cold haemoglobinuria
paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea
paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnoea
paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria
paroxysmal sleep
paroxysmal tachycardia
paroxysmal trepidant abasia
paroxysmally
paroxysms (current term)
paroxytone
paroxytones
paroxytonic
parp
parpane
parpanes
parped
parpen
parpend
parpends
parpens
parpent
parpents
parping

Literary usage of Paroxysms

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1. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1912)
"In infections with one group of the tertian parasite the paroxysms occur synchronously with segmentation at remarkably regular intervals of about forty- ..."

2. A Treatise on the Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use by Austin Flint (1881)
"The paroxysms recur after intervals which are extremely variable iu ... When a paroxysm has once occurred, other paroxysms are almost sure to follow sooner ..."

3. On Asthma: Its Pathology and Treatment by Henry Hyde Salter (1882)
"But much more frequently the cause of the disease and the causes of the paroxysms have nothing to do with one another—are quite distinct ; that which ..."

4. A Treatise on Insanity: In which are Contained the Principles of a New and by Philippe Pinel (1806)
"paroxysms of madness are generally no more than irascible emotions prolonged beyond their ordinary limits; and the true character of such paroxysms depends, ..."

5. Clinical Lectures on the Diseases of Old Age by Jean Martin Charcot, Alfred Lebbeus Loomis (1881)
"General Considerations Concerning the Treatment of Gout—Treatment of the Attacks or paroxysms—The Expectant Plan—Quack Remedies—Colchicum— Advantages and ..."

6. A Systematic Treatise, Historical, Etiological, and Practical, on the by Daniel Drake (1854)
"... it arrests the paroxysms of fever, contribute to disorder the viscera. Such an objection will not lie against the sulphate of quinine ; and the sooner ..."

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