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adynamia

 [a″dĭ-na´me-ah]
lack of normal or vital powers. adj., adj adynam´ic.

a·dy·nam·i·a

(ā-dī-nam'ē-ă, ad-i-nā'mē-ă),
1. Synonym(s): asthenia
2. Lack of motor activity or strength.
[G. a- priv. + dynamis, power]

adynamia

(ăd′ə-nā′mē-ə)
n.
Loss of strength or vigor, usually because of disease.

ad′y·nam′ic (-năm′ĭk) adj.

a·dy·nam·i·a

(ā-dī-nam'ē-ă, ad-i-nā'mē-ă)
1. Synonym(s): asthenia.
2. Lack of motor activity or strength.
[G. a- priv. + dynamis, power]
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Charlotte's adynamia and memory problems may have hindered her ability to spontaneously think of putting the tape on for this therapeutic gain.
Case 4: A 9 month-old male presented a symptomatology characterized by intense adynamia and therefore clinical blood tests were made showing a 6% hematocrit and 2.9 g/l hemoglobin.
Patient 2: A 76 year-old man with a history of arterial hypertension, atherosclerotic coronary disease and Kaposi's sarcoma ten years before, treated with chemotherapy, which was suspended in November 2006 because of recurrent episodes of fever, chills, anorexia and adynamia, diarrhea or constipation, sweating, a little coughing and headache.
Neurologic signs increased for several days and ptosis, paresis of the extremities and sphincters, adynamia, and marked hypothermia were observed.
The therapist needs to help patients with frontal lobe damage compensate for their deficits, These people exhibit varying degrees of memory loss, concrete and rigid thinking, disinhibition and adynamia. To facilitate songwriting with such patients the therapist should encourage a leisurely discussion of ideas on a particular topic.
The main clinical signs and symptoms of MSF are: a skin eschar (tache noire) at the site of tick bite, fever and flu-like manifestations such as headache, adynamia, anorexia, myalgia, etc., emerging 3-5 days before the onset of papular or maculopapular rash over the trunk and extremities, involving the hands and feet.
At two years of age, the mother again consults because the child presented abdominal distension, weight loss, asthenia, adynamia, and generalized paleness; followed by diarrhea and abdominal pain.
On February 13, 1996, a 7-year-old boy from Donihue in Administrative Region VI was admitted to the Hospital Clinico Fusat of Rancagua in the region (Figure 1) with a 2-day history of adynamia and dizziness.
Most of them presented with fever, weight loss, adynamia, and hepatosplenomegaly (Fig.