asthenia

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noun as·the·nia \as-ˈthē-nē-ə\

Definition of asthenia

  1. :  lack or loss of strength :  debility

Examples of asthenia in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of asthenia

New Latin, from Greek astheneia, from asthenēs weak, from a- + sthenos strength


First Known Use: 1789


Medical Dictionary

asthenia

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noun as·the·nia \as-ˈthē-nē-ə\

Medical Definition of asthenia

  1. :  lack or loss of strength :  debility



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