Definitions

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  • Of or pertaining to myalgia; affected with myalgia.

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  • adjective Pertaining to myalgia.

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  • adjective of or relating to myalgia

Etymologies

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From myalgia.

Examples

  • 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.

    An Illness That's Hard To Live With—Or Define

  • Those who were told the condition was called myalgic encephalopathy were much more likely to give the patient a poor prognosis and to attribute the illness to a medical cause.

    An Illness That's Hard To Live With—Or Define

  • Chronic fatigue syndrome – also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis ME – is common and debilitating.

    Chronic fatigue syndrome researchers face death threats from militants

  • Around one in 100 secondary age pupils suffer from the condition, also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis ME, the findings in the medical journal BMJ Open claim.

    Study warns of higher ME rates among pupils

  • Chronic fatigue immunodeficiency syndrome (CFIDS), also referred to as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), affects people of all ethnicities and income groups.

    OUR BODIES, OURSELVES

  • The researchers say they were careful to screen out candidates who didn't meet accepted definitions of CFS, sometimes called myalgic encephalomyelitis.

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  • By contrast, the idea that a viral infection is responsible for chronic fatigue syndrome, also called myalgic encephalomyelitis, has been proposed at least since early outbreaks were investigated in the mid-1980s in the United States.

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  • By contrast, the idea that a viral infection is responsible for chronic fatigue syndrome, also called myalgic encephalomyelitis, has been proposed at least since early outbreaks were investigated in the mid-1980s in the United States.

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  • The studies that concerned the F.D.A. had reported that people with the syndrome, which is also called myalgic encephalomyelitis or myalgic encephalopathy in Europe, showed higher rates of infection with the virus XMRV or others from the same category, known as MLV-related viruses.

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  • The studies that concerned the F.D.A. had reported that people with the syndrome, which is also called myalgic encephalomyelitis or myalgic encephalopathy in Europe, showed higher rates of infection with the virus XMRV or others from the same category, known as MLV-related viruses.

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