hysteroid


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hysteroid

 [his″ter-oid]
resembling hysteria.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

hys·ter·oid

(his'ter-oyd),
Resembling or simulating hysteria. See: conversion.
[hystero- + G. eidos, resemblance]
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hys·ter·oid

(his'tĕr-oyd)
Resembling or simulating hysteria.
[hystero- + G. eidos, resemblance]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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