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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.]

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]

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]

vertigo

Dizziness and lightheadedness, often caused by an infection of the inner ear that damages the organs of balance.
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

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.

vertigo

noun
A sensation of whirling or falling:
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

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

vertigo

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

vertigo

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

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.

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

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.

vertigo

n vértigo
References in periodicals archive ?
In benign positional vertigo each episode lasts 15 - 30 seconds and the patient is normal between episodes.
Benign positional vertigo appears to strongly correlate with osteopenia and osteoporosis in both men and women, researchers in a case-control study have concluded.
The study, published in the March 24, 2009, print issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, involved 209 people with benign positional vertigo with no known cause such as head trauma or ear surgery.
The most common causes of vertigo--Meniere's disease, benign positional vertigo, and acute labyrinthitis--can occur at any age," says Eric Smouha, MD, associate professor in the Department of Otolaryngology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

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