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Related to astheny: Rhodos, Rodhos, shantey, amnia
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Noun1.astheny - an abnormal loss of strengthastheny - an abnormal loss of strength  
debility, feebleness, frailness, frailty, infirmity, valetudinarianism - the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)
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GRBAS yonteminde, G (Grade): tum ozellikleriyle ses kalitesini, R (Roughness) (duzensizlik) : sesteki kabalasma ve frekanstaki irreguler flukturasyonlari, B (Breathiness) (nefeslilik): hava kacaginin yarattigi turbulansi, A (Astheny): seste gucsuzluk, zayiflik ve hipokinetik, hipofonksiyonelligi, S (Strain): sesteki asiri efor, gerginlik ya da hiperfonksiyonel, hiperkinetik sesi ifadelerine karsilik gelir.
It was first recommended in 1969 by the Pharmacological Committee of the Ministry of Health of the USSR for use as a stimulant against fatigue by patients who suffered asthenic states and by healthy people who showed astheny during periods of high mental exertion or after intensive physical work.