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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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Natural disturbances associated with storminess as a result of increased ENSO frequency and coral bleaching has a flow-on effect on mollusc diversity as well as the abundance of other nearshore marine species living in coral habitats.
Pedro, with his unbearable indiscretion, with his unforgivable absentmindedness, lifts the bottle into the air and, as though pondering his bottle of aged red wine, he places it with the same storminess on top of the cabinet, behind the head of our great and cynical friend.
Even though students may not have had a truly problematic adolescence, they may still perceive adolescence as a period of "storm and stress" because of their recollections of "storminess" in their friends at that time or in representations in the media.
At a time of increasing concern about climate change with predicted increased storminess and more frequent intense weather events resulting in more flooding of all types, insurance industry concerns about further building in the flood risk areas are bound to increase.
In a novel that so firmly announces the Englishness of its setting and idiom, the ordinary dreariness of morning rain is the tonal counterpoint to the gothic storminess of Catherine's nocturnal vigil at the Abbey (which felicitously arrives after the anticlimactic "thick mizzling rain" [117] that greets her arrival).
There is some evidence to suggest that storminess is on the increase but it is not conclusive and not necessarily a trend - it may vary, say, on a ten year timescale.
of the storminess of her life--the darkness within her clarity.
Matthew's version of the Stilling of the Storm has some striking features that underscore the seriousness of the storminess in his community.
Mapping regional occurrences of these "overwash" deposits can allow researchers to estimate the storminess of years past and help improve models of the probability of future storm strikes.
A spokesman said: "The consequences of global warming certainly lead us to predict an increase in rainfall and storminess.
"With the weather showing signs of increased storminess it is vital people living in areas at risk of flooding understand the risks that face them, their families and business."