nervous debility

nervous debility

English-Russian big medical dictionary. 2005.

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  • nervous breakdown — /nɜvəs ˈbreɪkdaʊn/ (say nervuhs braykdown) noun any of various psychiatric illnesses, especially those attended by nervous debility and exhaustion and undefined physical complaints …   Australian English dictionary

  • neurasthenia — /noor euhs thee nee euh, nyoor /, n. Psychiatry. (not in technical use) nervous debility and exhaustion occurring in the absence of objective causes or lesions; nervous exhaustion. [1855 60; NEUR + ASTHENIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • Neurasthenia — Neu*ras the*ni a, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ney^ron nerve + ? weakness.] (Med.) A condition of nervous debility supposed to be dependent upon impairment in the functions of the spinal cord. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • BARTON, ELIZABETH —     the Maid of Kent, a poor country servant girl, born in Kent, subject from nervous debility to trances, in which she gave utterances ascribed by Archbishop Warham to divine inspiration, till her communications were taken advantage of by… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • neurasthenia — /njurəsˈθiniə/ (say nyoohruhs theeneeuh) noun nervous debility or exhaustion, as from overwork or prolonged mental strain, characterised by vague complaints of a physical nature in the absence of objectively present causes or lesions. {neur +… …   Australian English dictionary

  • neurasthenia —   n. nervous debility or breakdown.    ♦ neurasthenic, n. & a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Poliomyelitis — Polio redirects here. For the virus, see Poliovirus. Not to be confused with poliosis, a condition of the hair being or becoming white or grey. Poliomyelitis Classification and external resources A man with an atrophie …   Wikipedia

  • disease — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Condition of ill health Nouns 1. disease, illness, sickness, ailment, ailing; morbidity, infirmity, ailment, indisposition; complaint, disorder, malady; functional disorder. 2. condition, affliction,… …   English dictionary for students

  • syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …   Medical dictionary

  • aging — ag·ing (āʹjĭng) n. 1. The process of growing old or maturing. 2. An artificial process for imparting the characteristics and properties of age. * * * Gradual change in an organism that leads to increased risk of weakness, disease, and death. It… …   Universalium

  • Weakness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Weakness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 weakness weakness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 debility debility atony relaxation languor enervation Sgm: N 1 impotence impotence &c. 158 Sgm: N 1 …   English dictionary for students

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