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Gulf War syndrome

noun

Simple Definition of Gulf War syndrome

  • : a group of medical problems experienced by people who fought in the war in the Persian Gulf in 1991

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Gulf War syndrome

  1. :  a syndrome of uncertain cause including fatigue, joint pain, memory loss, skin rash, and headache that has been reported in veterans of the war fought in the Persian Gulf in 1991

1992

First Known Use of gulf war syndrome

1992


Medical Dictionary

Gulf War syndrome

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noun \ˈgəlf-ˌwȯ(ə)r-\

Medical Definition of Gulf War syndrome

  1. :  a syndrome of uncertain cause including fatigue, joint pain, memory loss, skin rash, and headache that has been reported in veterans of the war fought in the Persian Gulf in 1991




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