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neurocirculatory asthenia

[noo r-oh-sur-kyuh-luh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, nyoo r-] /ˌnʊər oʊˈsɜr kyə ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, ˌnyʊər-/
noun, Pathology
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; neuro- + circulatory
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neurocirculatory asthenia neu·ro·cir·cu·la·to·ry asthenia (nur'ō-sûr'kyə-lə-tôr'ē, nyur'-)
n.
A former designation for syndrome characterized by increased susceptibility to fatigue, dyspnea, rapid pulse, precordial pain, and anxiety, observed especially in soldiers on active duty. Also called DaCosta's syndrome, effort syndrome, irritable heart, soldier's heart.

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