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tem·per

(tem'pĕr),
1. Disposition; in general, any characteristic or particular state of mind. Synonym(s): temperament (2)
2. A display of irritation or anger.
3. To treat metal by application of heat, as in annealing or quenching.
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temper

adjective Relating to temper or temperament noun Psychology Temperament, see there Vox populi A term referring to a current state or display of temperament, commonly used in a negative context–eg. he/she has a real bad temper today. See Temper tantrum, temperament.
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tem·per

(tem'pĕr)
1. Disposition; in general, any characteristic or particular state of mind.
Synonym(s): temperament (2) .
2. A display of irritation or anger.
See also: tantrum
3. To treat metal by application of heat, as in annealing or quenching.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

tem·per

(tem'pĕr)
To treat metal by application of heat, as in annealing or quenching.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about temper

Q. What are the symptoms of Bipolar? and how does it effect one's health/temper?

A. here is a nice video i saw that describes bipolar symptoms:
http://www.imedix.com/health_community/vk5WpzmW5Idg_bipolar_symptoms?q=bipolar%20symptomes

and about how it affect your health- the affect is secondary. when you are in a depression episode you don't eat well, avoid showers and cleaning the house and it affects your health. and it leads to suicidle thoughts too- this has a tremendous afect on your health.

Q. what is the effect of hormones during pregnancy on a woman's temper?

A. Hormonal changes during pregnancy can indeedn cause mood changes, starting from anxiety or agitations to developing major clinical symptoms of depression. Pregnancy affects each woman differently.

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