\dɪlˈɪɹi͡əm], \dɪlˈɪɹiəm], \d_ɪ_l_ˈɪ_ɹ_iə_m]\
Definitions of DELIRIUM
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By Noah Webster.
A disorder characterized by CONFUSION; inattentiveness; disorientation; ILLUSIONS; HALLUCINATIONS; agitation; and in some instances autonomic nervous system overactivity. It may result from toxic/metabolic conditions or structural brain lesions. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp411-2)
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By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
A wandering of the mind; disorder of the intellect; a state in which the ideas of a person are wild, irregular, and unconnected; a state of rapt enthusiasm. Delirium ebriosum, a mania in one of an excitable temperament, due to intoxication, that is marked by an uncontrollable craving for drink, until at length loathing sets in, which is followed by a fit of sickness and recovery. Delirium nervosum, a delirium induced by a wound in persons of a weak nervous temperament. Delirium tremens, a disease of the brain, produced by excessive and prolonged use of spirituous liquors.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
from de, 'from,' and lira, 'a ridge between two furrows'[?]: more probably from de, and 'a silly saying or action.' Paracope, Phrenitis, Phledonia, Desipientia, Aphrosyne, Paralerema, Paralercsis, Paralogia, Phantasia, Paraphrosyne, Emotio,Leros, Paranaea, Allophasis, Deliratio, Delirameutum, (Sc.) Ravery, Roving, (F.) Delire, Egarement desprit, &c., Transport, Ideosynchysie. Straying from the rules of reason; wandering of the mind. Hippocrates used the word mania, for delirium sine febre, and the Greek words given above for delirium cum febre. In different authors, also, we find the words, Paraphora, Paaphrotes, Paraphrenesis, Paraphrenia, Phrenesis, Phrenetiasis, &c., for different kinds of delirium. Delirium is usually symptomatic.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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