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storm

 [storm]
an outburst; a temporary and sudden increase in symptoms.
thyroid storm (thyrotoxic storm) thyroid crisis.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

storm

(stōrm),
An exacerbation of symptoms or a crisis in the course of a disease.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
Adverse weather with a wind speed of 48 to 55 knots/hour, 55 to 63 mph, and 89 to 102 km/hour
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

storm

(stōrm)
An exacerbation of symptoms or a crisis in the course of a disease.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

storm

A sudden worsening of the symptoms and other features of a disease. Used more often in the adjectival form ‘stormy’ or as the metaphor ‘stormy passage’.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

storm

(stōrm)
An exacerbation of symptoms or a crisis in the course of a disease.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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He swam stormily. Waves formed around him and the water sort of boiled under him.
(53) Outraged that the judiciary could be so lenient, de Valera stormily claimed that judges who acquitted farmers 'did not realise the seriousness of the situation'.
The orchestra played a fanfare when Strauss walked up to the podium, and the audience applauded stormily. Then silence descended, the clarinet played a softly slithering scale, and the curtain went up.
Fiedler's first marriage which lasted over thirty years (they had six children), ended stormily, and his second marriage to a divorcee (with two children by a previous marriage), young enough to be his daughter, was hardly the idyllic second marriage that Huxley enjoyed.