Gulf War syndrome

noun

: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1992, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Gulf War syndrome was in 1992

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“Gulf War syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gulf%20War%20syndrome. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

Medical Definition

Gulf War syndrome

noun

: 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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