Definition of post-viral fatigue syndrome in English:

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post-viral fatigue syndrome

Pronunciation: /pəʊstˌvʌɪrəl fəˈtiːɡ ˌsɪndrəʊm/
(also post-viral syndrome)


[mass noun]
Myalgic encephalomyelitis following a viral infection.
Example sentences
  • We found two RCTs comparing evening primrose oil with placebo in people with a diagnosis of post-viral fatigue syndrome or chronic fatigue syndrome, only one of which found significant benefit.
  • I developed Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome whilst working a demanding, full-time job.
  • Dudgeon was laid low with post-viral fatigue syndrome.

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