Medical conditions

vertigo
(n)
VER-ti-go
Meaning

a condition in which the sense of balance is lost; severe dizziness

1st Sample Sentence

Struck by an attack of vertigo, he fell to the ground, disoriented.

Root

vertere (to turn) (Latin)

Mnemonics

sounds like WHERE-2-GO. so when you don't know where to go, u feel a SEVERE DIZZINESS out of confusion Vert represents height. When you look down from a great height, you tend to get dizzy.

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