asthenia


as·the·nia

noun \as-ˈthē-nē-ə\

Definition of ASTHENIA

:  lack or loss of strength :  debility

Examples of ASTHENIA

  1. <headache, nausea, fever, and asthenia are side effects of the drug>

Origin of ASTHENIA

New Latin, from Greek astheneia, from asthenēs weak, from a- + sthenos strength
First Known Use: 1802

Rhymes with ASTHENIA

as·the·nia

noun \as-ˈthē-nē-ə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ASTHENIA

: lack or loss of strength : debility

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