(also myalgic encephalopathy, abbreviation: ME)
Definition of myalgic encephalomyelitis in English:
Another term for chronic fatigue syndrome.
- The term myalgic encephalomyelitis has been used in Britain and elsewhere to describe a poorly understood illness in which a prominent symptom is chronic fatigue exacerbated by activity.
- Chronic fatigue syndrome / myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS / ME) in adults is associated with higher rates of psychological disturbance.
- The government's working group on chronic fatigue syndrome and myalgic encephalomyelitis wove patients' assertions into the scientific research in its report.