Meaning of 症

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(Trad.: 癥)
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (sickness) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Surround from upper left
    • [ ] sickness, disease
    • [ zhèng ] straight, right, proper, correct, just, true
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  • Pinyin: zhèng
    English Definition: disease; illness
    Example Words:
    症状 zhèng zhuàng symptom (of an illness)
    癌症 ái zhèng cancer
    病症 bìng zhèng disease; illness
    对症 duì zhèng correct diagnosis; to prescribe the right cure for an illness; to suit the medicine to the illness
    顽症 wán zhèng stubborn illness; disease that is difficult to treat
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  • Pinyin: zhēng
    English Definition: abdominal tumor; bowel obstruction; (fig.) sticking point
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    症结 zhēng jié hard lump in the abdomen (in Chinese medicine); crux of an issue; main point in an argument; sticking point; deadlock in negotiations
    More: 症* | *症 | *症*
Example Sentences
But before we rush to overcome procrastination we should consider whether it is sometimes an impulse we should heed.
Guy 1: I think you have Meeting Affective Disorder, you should see a doctor.
Infertility can totally derail the vision you shared for your future.
If prolonged, that kind of heat can decrease sperm production, which can potentially lead to infertility.
A link was found between increased infertility and trans fats.