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Subject to fatigue.

[French, from Old French, from Late Latin fatīgābilis, from Latin fatīgāre, to fatigue.]

fat′i·ga·bil′i·ty n.
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the quality of being susceptible to fatigue
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Noun1.fatigability - susceptibility to fatigue; a tendency to get tired or lose strength
weakness - the property of lacking physical or mental strength; liability to failure under pressure or stress or strain; "his weakness increased as he became older"; "the weakness of the span was overlooked until it collapsed"
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n. fatigabilidad, predisposición a la fatiga.
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Finally, the analysis of the typical individual behavior of the dynamic physiological system shows that provocative exercise test induced fluctuations increase as the fatigability enhances respectively.
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