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a viral disease of the immune system, usually characterized by debilitating fatigue and flu-like symptoms.
another name for myalgic encephalopathy CFS

chronic fatigue syndrome n.
Abbr. CFS
A syndrome characterized by sleep disorders and disruption of the immune system. Also called chronic fatigue immune dysfunction syndrome.
chronic fatigue syndrome
A syndrome characterized by debilitating fatigue and a combination of flulike symptoms such as sore throat, swollen lymph glands, low-grade fever, headache, and muscle pain or weakness. The cause is unknown.

A condition characterized by fatigue over an extended period, sometimes accompanied by neurologic abnormalities. The cause of this syndrome is unknown.


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