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rage

 [rāj]
a state of violent anger.
sham rage an outburst of motor activity resembling the outward manifestations of fear and anger, occurring in decorticated animals and in certain pathologic conditions in humans.

rage

(rāj),
Violent anger; a total discharge of the sympathetic portion of the autonomic nervous system.
[Fr., fr. L. rabies, violent anger, fr. rabo, to rave]

rage

(rāj) a state of violent anger.
sham rage  a state resembling rage occurring in decorticated animals or in certain pathologic conditions in humans.

rage

(rāj)
n.
a. Violent, explosive anger.
b. A fit of anger.

RAGE

Abbreviation for:
Radiotherapy Action Group Exposure 
Rating scale for Aggressive Behaviour in the Elderly 
receptor for advanced glycosylation end products

rage

A state of violent anger. See Black rage, 'Roid rage.

rage

1. a state of violent anger.
2. [Fr.] rabies.

sham rage
an outburst of motor activity resembling the outward manifestations of fear and anger, occurring in decorticated animals and in certain pathological conditions in humans.
rage syndrome
possibly a type of psychomotor seizure, of uncertain etiology; reported in Springer spaniels. Because of the unpredictable and dangerous nature of the episodes or rage, euthanasia is usually advised.

Patient discussion about rage

Q. Is there a connection between bipolar disorder and road rage? I know someone who may have a bipolar disorder, but he also has road rage. Is there a possible connection between bipolar disorder and road rage?

A. You're the best. I would gladly call her.

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References in classic literature ?
They were at too great a distance for the Europeans to know whether their facial expressions portrayed pity or rage, but be that as it may, none offered to interfere.
Through no matter what indignation and rage that possessed him, his lord's voice penetrated his consciousness, so that, cooling almost instantly, Michael's ears flattened, his bristling hair lay down, and his lips covered his fangs as he turned his head to look acknowledgment.
Every time this vision presented itself I felt myself turn cold with rage and hate against Snider.
He had, at length, the good fortune, by getting possession of her arms, to render those weapons which she wore at the ends of her fingers useless; which she no sooner perceived, than the softness of her sex prevailed over her rage, and she presently dissolved in tears, which soon after concluded in a fit.
But when he was at last unearthed, and Spitz flew at him to punish him, Buck flew, with equal rage, in between.
Francois swore strange barbarous oaths, and stamped the snow in futile rage, and tore his hair.
Rage and some forms of fear, however, may, he thinks, gain expression without the brain.
Cannon found that pain, fear and rage occurred in circumstances which affected the supply of adrenin, and that an artificial injection of adrenin could, for example, produce all the symptoms of fear.
Cannon's chief argument against James is, if I understand him rightly, that similar affections of the viscera may accompany dissimilar emotions, especially fear and rage.
My rage was without bounds; I sprang on him, impelled by all the feelings which can arm one being against the existence of another.
Yet it is in your power to recompense me, and deliver them from an evil which it only remains for you to make so great, that not only you and your family, but thousands of others, shall be swallowed up in the whirlwinds of its rage.
The RAGE pathway plays a key role in diabetic complications including diabetic neuropathy (4,5).