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  • n. Alternative form of fatigability.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Inability to resist fatigue; lack of staying power.


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  • In the late 1950s, Dr. Melvin Ramsay in the U.K. began using the term myalgic encephalomyelitis to describe an illness marked by muscle fatiguability after minimal exertion and symptoms involving the central nervous system, such as impaired memory and concentration.

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  • _Neurasthenia_ is a nervous disorder characterized by undue fatiguability.

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  • The mental dissociation or disintegration leads to an inflating of the emotional aspect of the patient's mental life with a resulting increased nervous irritability and reaction and a heightened degree of susceptibility to emotional disequilibration and fatiguability of the mental faculties.

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  • M u s c l e Fa t i g u e Muscle (peripheral) fatigue is reported as a decline in muscle strength upon exertion, which may be best described as muscle fatiguability or lack of endurance.

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