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myalgic encephalopathy(maɪˈældʒɪk ɛnˌsɛfəlˈbpfɪ)
(Pathology) a condition characterized by painful muscles, extreme fatigue, and general debility, sometimes occurring as a sequel to viral illness. Also called: chronic fatigue syndrome Abbreviation: ME Formerly called: myalgic encephalomyelitis
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