myalgic encephalopathy

/ (maɪˈældʒɪk ɛnˌsɛfəlˈbpfɪ) /

noun

a condition characterized by painful muscles, extreme fatigue, and general debility, sometimes occuring as a sequel to viral illnessAlso called: chronic fatigue syndrome Abbreviation: ME Formerly called: myalgic encephalomyelitis

Nearby words

  1. my lai massacre,
  2. my name is mud,
  3. my-,
  4. my-my,
  5. myalgia,
  6. myalism,
  7. myall,
  8. myanmar,
  9. myasis,
  10. myasthenia

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