In that disease the vast majority of cases die by asthenia, or else by sudden failure of the heart.
Attacks of syncope appear, and in fatal cases—which are not common—death results from asthenia.
Toward the end of October, his asthenia had diminished enough to allow him to play the piano weakly in three octaves.
Death takes place by asthenia in from six weeks to six months; occasionally within a fortnight from the apparent onset.
Paresis or asthenia may be found in the trunk muscles, or evidenced by weakness of the grip, or drooping of the head to one side.
The disease runs a chronic course, and usually terminates in death by asthenia.
When the eschars have become detached, suppuration exhausts the forces of the patient, and death takes place by asthenia.
Unless the stricture is relieved the patient gradually dies from asthenia.
"weakness," 1802, Modern Latin, from Greek asthenia "want of strength, weakness, feebleness, sickness; a sickness, a disease," from asthenes "weak, without strength, feeble," from a-, privative prefix (see a- (3)), + sthenos "strength," of uncertain origin.
asthenia as·the·ni·a (ās-thē'nē-ə)
Loss or lack of bodily strength; weakness; debility.