[ noun ] (medicine) an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
Used in print(J. W. C. Hagstrom et al., "Debilitating muscular...)
By Nov. 8 , 1958 , weakness , specifically involving the pelvic and thigh musculature , was pronounced , and a common complaint was `` difficulty in stepping up on to curbs '' .
A high protein diet , calcium_lactate supplements , and norethandrolone failed to change the skeletal complaint or the severe muscle weakness .
[ noun ] (law) a formal accusation against somebody (often in a court of law)
"an allegation of malpractice"
Used in print(Jack Kaplan, "The Health Machine Menace: Therapy by...)
For_example , the BBB has reported it was receiving four_times as many inquiries about quack devices and 10 times as_many complaints compared with two years ago .