Gulf War syndrome

noun

Definition of Gulf War syndrome

: 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

First Known Use of Gulf War syndrome

1992, in the meaning defined above

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“Gulf War syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gulf%20War%20syndrome. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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Gulf War syndrome

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Gulf War syndrome

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

Gulf War syndrome

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Medical Definition of Gulf War syndrome

: 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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