[ noo r-oh-sur-kyuh-luh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, nyoo r- ]
/ ˌnʊər oʊˈsɜr kyə ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, ˌnyʊər- /
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Origin of neurocirculatory asthenia
1915–20; neuro- + circulatory
Words nearby neurocirculatory asthenia
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Medical definitions for neurocirculatory asthenia
[ nur′ō-sûr′kyə-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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