Sydenham


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Syd·en·ham

 (sĭd′n-əm), Thomas 1624-1689.
English physician who advocated the Hippocratic ideal of close observation and recorded firsthand accounts of numerous diseases, including Sydenham's chorea.
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Just as the train was whirling through Sydenham, Passepartout suddenly uttered a cry of despair.
To have the several elements which compose our names, as Sydenham expresses it, repeated a thousand years hence, is a gift beyond the power of title and wealth; and is scarce to be purchased, unless by the sword and the pen.
The only talk before we turned her in at the garden gate was done by Gentleman, who told a pretty long story about a friend of his in Upper Sydenham who had been silly enough to marry, and had had trouble ever since.
Oldacre is a bachelor, fifty-two years of age, and lives in Deep Dene House, at the Sydenham end of the road of that name.
The Sydenham Bypass in Belfast was shut from around 6pm and partially reopened after 8.30pm.
Nina Sydenham had worked at Alderman Davies Church in Wales Primary School inNeathfor almost 20 years before being suspended, after appearing as a witness at a grievance hearing for a colleague.
Nina Sydenham had worked at Alderman Davies Church in Wales Primary School in Neath for almost 20 years before being suspended, after appearing as a witness at a grievance hearing of a colleague, and subsequently handing in her notice.
Keywords: Sydenham's chorea, autoimmune movement disorders, acute rheumatic fever, recurrence
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