neurocirculatory asthenia

[ noor-oh-sur-kyuh-luh-tawr-ee as-thee-nee-uh, -tohr-ee, nyoor- ]
/ ˌnʊər oʊˈsɜr kyə ləˌtɔr i æsˈθi ni ə, -ˌtoʊr i, ˌnyʊər- /
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noun Pathology.



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Origin of neurocirculatory asthenia

1915–20; neuro- + circulatory
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Medical definitions for neurocirculatory asthenia

neurocirculatory asthenia
[ nur′ō-sûrkyə-lə-tôr′ē ]


A former designation for a syndrome characterized by increased susceptibility to fatigue, dyspnea, rapid pulse, precordial pain, and anxiety, observed especially in soldiers on active duty.DaCosta's syndrome effort syndrome irritable heart soldier's heart
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