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ver·ti·go

 (vûr′tĭ-gō′)
n. pl. ver·ti·goes or ver·ti·gos
1.
a. The sensation of dizziness.
b. An instance of such a sensation.
2. A confused, disoriented state of mind.

[Middle English, from Latin vertīgō, from vertere, to turn; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]
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vertigo

(ˈvɜːtɪˌɡəʊ)
n, pl vertigoes or vertigines (vɜːˈtɪdʒɪˌniːz)
(Pathology) pathol a sensation of dizziness or abnormal motion resulting from a disorder of the sense of balance
[C16: from Latin: a whirling round, from vertere to turn]
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ver•ti•go

(ˈvɜr tɪˌgoʊ)

n., pl. ver•ti•goes, ver•tig•i•nes (vərˈtɪdʒ əˌniz)
1. a disordered condition in which one feels oneself or one's surroundings whirling about.
2. the dizzying sensation caused by this.
3. a disease marked by vertigo.
[1520–30; < Latin vertīgō whirling movement, dizziness =vert(ere) to turn (see verse) + -īgō n. suffix]
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vertigo

Dizziness and lightheadedness, often caused by an infection of the inner ear that damages the organs of balance.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vertigo - a reeling sensationvertigo - a reeling sensation; a feeling that you are about to fall
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
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vertigo

noun dizziness, giddiness, light-headedness, fear of heights, loss of balance, acrophobia, loss of equilibrium, swimming of the head He had a dreadful attack of vertigo at the top of the tower.
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vertigo

noun
A sensation of whirling or falling:
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Translations
دُوَاردُوار، دَوْخَه
závrať
svimmelhed
huimaus
strah od visine
svimi
めまい
현기증
aukščio baimė
bailes no augstumareibonis
höjdskräck
อาการเวียนศีรษะทำให้ทรงตัวลำบาก
yükseklik baş dönmesiyükseklik korkusu
sự chóng mặt

vertigo

[ˈvɜːtɪgəʊ] N (vertigoes, vertigines (pl)) [vɜːˈtɪdʒɪniːz]vértigo m
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vertigo

[ˈvɜːrtɪgəʊ] nvertige m
to get vertigo → être sujet(te) au vertige
I get vertigo → Je suis sujet au vertige.
to suffer from vertigo → avoir le vertige
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vertigo

nSchwindel m; (Med) → Gleichgewichtsstörung f; he suffers from vertigoihm wird leicht schwindlig; (Med) → er leidet an Gleichgewichtsstörungen pl
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vertigo

[ˈvɜːtɪgəʊ] nvertigine f
to suffer from vertigo → soffrire di vertigini
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vertigo

(ˈvəːtigəu) noun
dizziness, especially as brought on by fear of heights. Keep her back from the edge of the cliff – she suffers from vertigo.
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vertigo

دُوَار závrať svimmelhed Schwindel ίλιγγος vértigo huimaus vertige strah od visine vertigine めまい 현기증 duizeligheid vertigo zawroty głowy vertigem головокружение höjdskräck อาการเวียนศีรษะทำให้ทรงตัวลำบาก yükseklik korkusu sự chóng mặt 眩晕
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ver·ti·go

n. vértigo, sensación de rotación en la que se cree que uno gira alrededor del mundo exterior o que éste gira alrededor de uno;
labyrinthine ______ laberíntico.
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vertigo

n vértigo
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We present a case of BPPV that occurred following ECT and discuss the pathophysiological mechanism of this condition.
The study included patients who were diagnosed with unilateral BPPV due to posterior semicircular canal canalithiasis between September 2017 and January 2018 in the otolaryngology clinic of a tertiary care center.
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) and, to a lesser extent, Meniere disease (MD) account for a considerable number of patients seeking medical help in EDs.
* Rely on antiemetics, antihistamines, and benzodiazepines to manage acute and brief episodes of vertigo, but not to treat BPPV because they blunt central compensation, (c)
Methods: A total of 50 patients between 27 and 76 years of age who were diagnosed with unilateral posterior canal into BPPV were randomized prospectively into two groups.
Twenty-four patients with isolated PSCC-BPPV (BPPV group) and 20 age and sex-matched healthy subjects (control group) were recruited in the present study between February 2016 and August 2016.
(%) 1 Meniere's disease 04 13 2 Post-traumatic vertigo 01 03 3 Acute vestibular 05 17 neuronitis 4 Noise-induced trauma 02 07 5 Ototoxicity 05 17 (Streptomycin) 6 Central Pathology 07 22 7 Vertebrobasilar 02 07 nsufficiency secondary to hypertension and diabetes mellitus, spondylosis 8 Uncertain (BPPV) 02 07 9 No specific diagnosis 02 07 (normal ENG) Total 50 100 Standardisation
For BPPV, there is considerable evidence to support the use of repositioning maneuvers at the outset and also to show that vestibular rehabilitation should be incorporated in the long term as a preventative measure or to promote functional recovery or both [6].
The association between autoimmune disorders and vertigo has raised the hypothesis that autoimmune mechanisms might be also involved in the pathogenesis of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV).
Benign paroxysmal positioning vertigo (BPPV) is the most common cause of peripheral forms of vertigo (1).
The main types of vestibular injuries associated with TBI are benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) (the most common peripheral vestibular disorder), labyrinthine injury and traumatic endolymphatic hydrops.
The most common and benign cause of vertigo, which is defined as the illusion of movement of the body or environment, is benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV).