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.
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.
noun, Ophthalmology. 1. See under . [glaw-koh-muh, glou-] /glɔˈkoʊ mə, glaʊ-/ noun 1. Ophthalmology. abnormally high fluid pressure in the eye, most commonly caused either by blockage of the channel through which aqueous humor drains (open-angle glaucoma or chronic glaucoma) or by pressure of the iris against the lens, which traps the aqueous humor (angle-closure […]
- Chronic granulomatous disease
chronic granulomatous disease n. A congenital defect in the ability of polymorphonuclear leukocytes to kill phagocytized bacteria, resulting in increased susceptibility to severe infections. Also called congenital dysphagocytosis.
- Chronic idiopathic jaundice
chronic idiopathic jaundice n. See Dubin Johnson syndrome.
- Chronic inflammation
chronic inflammation n. Inflammation that may have a rapid or slow onset but is characterized primarily by its persistence and lack of clear resolution; it occurs when the tissues are unable to overcome the effects of the injuring agent.