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What is the difference between a disease and a syndrome?

  1. May 24, 2005 #1
    Waht is the difference between the syndromes and a disease becase arent they all genitacally passsed down?
     
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  3. May 25, 2005 #2

    matthyaouw

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  4. May 25, 2005 #3

    Monique

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    A syndrome is a collection of symptoms that point to a disease.
    A disease is having an ill body, which includes having a syndrome.
     
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