Vertigo

Means dizziness. It does not mean a fear of heights (acrophobia)

Vertigo

A sensation of having the surroundings rotate, or of rotating in space. Similar to but not synonymous with dizziness.

Vertigo

Vertigo oʊ (from the Latin vertō `a whirling or spinning movement`) is a subtype of dizziness in which a patient inappropriately experiences the perception of motion (usually a spinning motion) due to dysfunction of the vestibular system. It is often associated with nausea and vomiting as well as a balance disorder, causing difficulties with s.....
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vertigo

(L. vertigo) an illusion of movement; a sensation as if the external world were revolving around the patient (objective vertigo) or as if he himself were revolving in space (subjective vertigo). The term is sometimes erroneously used to mean any form of dizziness.
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vertigo

(ver;tu1-go) A feeling of movement or loss of equilibrium.
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vertigo

(vur´tĭ-go) a sensation of rotation or movement of one's self (subjective vertigo) or of one's surroundings (objective vertigo) in any plane. The term is sometimes used erroneously as a synonym for dizziness. Vertigo may result from diseases of the inner ear or may be due to disturbances of the vestibular centers o...
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Vertigo

• (n.) Any one of numerous species of small land snails belonging to the genus Vertigo, having an elongated or conical spiral shell and usually teeth in the aperture. • (n.) Dizziness or swimming of the head; an affection of the head in which objects, though stationary, appear to move in various directions, and the person affected finds i...
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vertigo

<neurology, symptom> An illusion of movement, a sensation as if the external world were revolving around the patient (objective vertigo) or as if he himself were revolving in space (subjective vertigo). ... The term is sometimes erroneously used to mean any form of dizziness. ... Origin: L. Vertigo ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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Vertigo

[film score] The music score for Alfred Hitchcock`s 1958 film Vertigo was composed by Bernard Herrmann between 3 January and 19 February 1958. The recordings were made in London and Vienna, with orchestra conducted by Muir Mathieson. A musicians` strike had prevented the score from being recorded in Los Angeles with Herrmann conducting. Wha...
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Vertigo

[gastropod] clade Euthyneura clade Panpulmonata clade Eupulmonata clade Stylommatophora Vertigo is a genus of minute, air-breathing land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod molluscs or micromollusks in the family Vertiginidae, the whorl snails. == Distribution == The distribution of the genus Vertigo includes Europe, northern Asia, east...
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vertigo

[Noun] Feeling of dizziness generally caused by looking down from a high place.
Example: I got vertigo when I climbed to the top of the tall building and looked down to streets below.
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Vertigo

[Olivia Lewis song] The song is a moderately up-tempo number. Lewis describes the difficulties she faces in her relationship, as her lover apparently spends much of his time doing exactly the opposite of what she expects him to. She likens this feeling to vertigo, and wonders if perhaps `solo is the way to go`, suggesting that she may choos...
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Vertigo

[U2 song] `Vertigo` is the opening track and first single from U2`s 2004 album, How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb. The single was released for airplay on 24 September 2004; upon release the song received extensive airplay and was an international hit, being featured in a popular iPod television advertisement. It won `Best Rock Song`, `Best Ro...
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Vertigo

[UTS] Vertigo is the student magazine of the University of Technology, Sydney. Its name derives from the university`s main building, which is a 28-storey brutal modernist tower block and how the Vertigo Offices were originally at its summit (they have since been moved to Level 3). The magazine is published by the UTS Students` Association. ...
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Vertigo

Ver'ti·go noun ; plural English Vertigoes , Latin Vertigines . [ Latin , from vertere to turn. See Verse .] 1. (Medicine) Dizziness or swimming of the head; an affection of the head in which objects, though stationary, appear to move in various direct...
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Vertigo

A feeling of dizziness or spinning.
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vertigo

a reeling sensation; a feeling that you are about to fall
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VERTIGO

An abnormal sensation of rotation or movement of one's self or the environment.
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VERTIGO

Dizziness, especially the feeling that one's surroundings are rotating rapidly.
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vertigo

Dizziness; a whirling sensation accompanied by a loss of any feeling of contact with the ground. It may be due to temporary disturbance of the sense of balance (as in spinning for too long on one spot), psychological reasons, disease such as labyrinthitis, or intoxication
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vertigo

Dizziness; an illusion of movement as if the external world were revolving around an individual or as if the individual were revolving in space.
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Vertigo

Giddiness.
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vertigo

sensation that a person`s surroundings are rotating or that he himself is revolving. Usually the state produces dizziness, mental bewilderment, and ... [4 related articles]
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Vertigo

The feeling that either oneself or one's surroundings is spinning round. Most frequently associated with disease of the inner ear such as Meniere's disease, where there is associated nausea, vomiting and tinnitus.
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Vertigo

the feeling that one or one's surroundings are spinning
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