/ (ˌædɪˈneɪmɪə) /
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obsolete loss of vital power or strength, esp as the result of illness; weakness or debility
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Derived forms of adynamiaadynamic (ˌædɪˈnæmɪk), adjective
Word Origin for adynamia
C19: New Latin, from a- 1 + -dynamia, from Greek dunamis strength, force
Words nearby adynamia
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How to use adynamia in a sentence
Again, the adynamia of malarial attacks is generally ascribable to some cause not essential to those affections.
At this stage of the disease, in which adynamia predominates, everything must tend to support the organism.
Medical definitions for adynamia
[ ā′dī-năm′ēə, ăd′ə-nā′mē-ə ]
Loss of strength or vigor, usually because of disease.
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