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neurasthenia

Saltos de línea: neur|as¦the¦nia
Pronunciación: /ˌnjʊərəsˈθiːnɪə
 
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Definición de neurasthenia en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun] chiefly dated
An ill-defined medical condition characterized by lassitude, fatigue, headache, and irritability, associated chiefly with emotional disturbance.
Example sentences
  • In case after case, from somnambulism to neurasthenia to ‘Yuppie flu,’ we see how medical and cultural trends alternately reinforce and erode particular psychosomatic symptoms.
  • Review of the catalogue of Chinese herbal drugs showed that treatment of symptoms associated with neurasthenia was indicated in 10 patent drugs of Chinese herbs.
  • Fatigue was neurasthenia's chief symptom, bringing a loss of concentration and efficiency.

Derivados

neurasthenic

1
Pronunciación: /-ˈθɛnɪk/
adjetivo& sustantivo
Example sentences
  • For example, it isn't hard to imagine that many a person with multiple sclerosis was once considered neurasthenic.
  • For certain troublesome neurasthenic cases, particularly in women, this discussion suggests a practical therapeutic measure.
  • Here is the prototypical neurasthenic fatigue - almost suicidal, but ultimately too passive and weak to even take that course of action.

Words that rhyme with neurasthenia

Armenia, bergenia, gardenia, ostopenia, proscenia, sarcopenia, schizophrenia, senior, Slovenia

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