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

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