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chronic fatigue syndrome

Syllabification: chron·ic fa·tigue syn·drome
(abbreviation: CFS)

Definition of chronic fatigue syndrome in English:

noun

A medical condition of unknown cause, with fever, aching, and prolonged tiredness and depression, typically occurring after a viral infection.
Example sentences
  • While the authors admit there is no cure, they align chronic fatigue syndrome with other conditions that can be successfully managed without a clear idea of aetiology.
  • He was also interested in the contribution of viral infections to chronic fatigue syndrome.
  • Narcolepsy has been mistaken for epilepsy, chronic fatigue syndrome, and schizophrenia.

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