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tantrum

 [tan´trum]
a violent display of temper.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

tan·trum

(tan'trŭm),
A fit of bad temper, especially in children.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
An inappropriate display of emotion or rage, generally understood to occur in public, often by a child or immature adult
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

tantrum

Vox populi An inappropriate display of anger. See Adult temper tantrum, Temper tantrum.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

tan·trum

(tan'trŭm)
A fit of bad temper, especially in children.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

tantrum

See TEMPER TANTRUM.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

tan·trum

(tan'trŭm)
A fit of bad temper, especially in children.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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