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short-lasting

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Definition of short-lasting in English:

adjective

Occurring or effective for only a short period of time: the bug causes short-lasting outbreaks of abdominal pain and nausea
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  • In some individuals giardiasis is short-lasting and resolves spontaneously, whereas in others infection can be prolonged and debilitating.
  • Short-lasting fatigue appears to have a protective function, because it can prevent injury caused by forceful muscle contractions.
  • It has mild and short-lasting anti-anxiety effect.

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