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cy·clo·thy·mi·a

 (sī′klə-thī′mē-ə)
n.
A mood disorder characterized by alternating periods of elevated and depressed mood that are milder than those typical of bipolar disorder. Also called cyclothymic disorder.

cy′clo·thy′mic (-mĭk) adj. & n.
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cyclothymia

(ˌsaɪkləʊˈθaɪmɪə; ˌsɪk-)
n
(Psychiatry) psychiatry a condition characterized by periodical swings of mood between excitement and depression, activity and inactivity. See also manic-depressive
ˌcycloˈthymic, ˌcycloˈthymiˌac adj, n
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cy•clo•thy•mi•a

(ˌsaɪ kləˈθaɪ mi ə, ˌsɪk lə-)

n.
a mild bipolar disorder characterized by mood swings between elation and depression.
[1920–25; cyclo- + -thymia]
cy`clo•thy′mic, adj.
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cyclothymia

a temperament characterized by cyclic alterations of mood between elation and depression. — cyclothyme, n. — cyclothymic, adj.
See also: Moods
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Noun1.cyclothymia - a mild bipolar disorder that persists over a long time
bipolar disorder, manic depression, manic depressive illness, manic-depressive psychosis - a mental disorder characterized by episodes of mania and depression
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cy·clo·thy·mi·a

n. ciclotimia, personalidad cíclica con trastornos de agitación y depresión.
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