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asthenia

 [as-the´ne-ah]
debility; loss of strength and energy; weakness. adj., adj asthen´ic.
neurocirculatory asthenia Da Costa syndrome.
tropical anhidrotic asthenia a rare condition occurring under conditions of heat stress, in which miliaria causes extensive occlusion of the sweat ducts producing anhidrosis and heat retention that may lead to weakness, dyspnea, tachycardia, elevation of body temperature, and collapse.

de·bil·i·ty

(dĕ-bil'i-tē),
Weakness.
[L. debilitas, fr. debilis, weak, fr. de- priv. + habilis, able]

debility

Lack of strength. Debility is due to loss of muscle bulk and reduction in the efficiency of the heart and respiratory system from disease or disuse. Debility is often the result of negligible demands on the body and, in this case, is remediable.

debility

The state of being feeble or without strength.

de·bil·i·ty

(dĕ-bil'i-tē)
Weakness.
[L. debilitas, fr. debilis, weak, fr. de- priv. + habilis, able]
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A similar debility has stood them in good stead in attacking soft targets like markets, shopping malls, places of worship, courts and public places.
It is intended that a period of inpatient rehabilitation will give patients experiencing physical debility the best chance of avoiding a need to be discharged to long-term residential aged care and improve their discharge health-related quality of life [3,5,20].
The denouement is starkly awful: debility probably, depression possibly.
However, despite the debility, he worked from home."
Plock (English literature, Northumbria U.) explores Irish writer James Joyce's (1882-1941) obsession with health, debility, and medicine, and the appearance of such concerns throughout his work.
Yet, on the other hand, the entire spectrum of opposition forces considers the country to be facing a tremendous problem, that the time has come for change and that the stability which the NDP speaks of and makes sure to maintain is only stagnation and debility. In any case, what is certain is that Egypt is headed towards an important phase of transformation, whether President Mubarak decides to nominate himself for a new presidential term, whether the NDP nominates Gamal Mubarak for the presidential seat or whether the party puts forth one of the members of its higher council to wage the presidential competition.
I use Mr Napier's combination of these herbs that he called his Nerve Debility Tonic.
Rhodiola rosea has been used for centuries in the medicinal traditions of Asia, Eastern Europe and Scandanavia to enhance physical and mental performance, stimulate the central nervous system and treat depression, stress and debility. This herb has demonstrated pronounced antidepressant and adaptogenic effects, however the mechanisms for these activities have not been entirely clear.
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This complication causes considerable debility and major social inconvenience for the patient.
Cattle suffered from diseases including east cost fever, debility, diarrhea, ticks and worms infestations, CBPP, NS4BQ and malnutrition.
Later other pessimistic voices arise, such as Mary Moss, George Miller Beard, and others who felt that the technological annihilations of time and space and this new heightened level of activity were leading to increased nervousness, debility, and other ills.