weakness

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compromising out of weakness accommodating , accommodationist
seemingly small but actual mortal weakness Achilles' heel
weakness, mortal Achilles' heel , fatal flaw
having no weakness for attack airtight
weakness, chronic asthenia , cachexia , debility , infirmity , tabes
muscle weakness atony
form of muscular dystrophy that sets in in adolescence or adulthood and progresses slowly but will affect all voluntary muscles; characterized by generalized weakness and muscle wasting that affects limb and trunk muscles first; similar to Duchenne's musc Becker muscular dystrophy
malignant neoplastic disease of the liver usually occurring as a metastasis from another cancer; symptoms include loss of appetite and weakness and bloating and jaundice and upper abdominal discomfort cancer of the liver , liver cancer
disease seen in patients with lung cancer and characterized by weakness and fatigue of hip and thigh muscles and an aching back; caused by antibodies directed against the neuromuscular junctions carcinomatous myopathy , Eaton-Lambert syndrome , Lambert-Eaton syndrome , myasthenic syndrome
painful disorder caused by compression of a nerve in the carpal tunnel; characterized by discomfort and weakness in the hands and fingers and by sensations of tingling, burning or numbness carpal tunnel syndrome
abnormal condition resulting from compression of spinal nerve roots in the neck region; involves neck pains and muscular weakness and paresthesia cervical disc syndrome , cervical root syndrome
form of neuropathy that can begin between childhood and young adulthood; characterized by weakness and atrophy of the muscles of the hands and lower legs; progression is slow and individuals affected can have a normal life span; inheritance is X-linked re Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease , hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy
iron deficiency anemia in young women; characterized by weakness and menstrual disturbances and a green color to the skin chlorosis , greensickness
disturbances in saltwater balance and symptoms of weakness and muscular cramps and twitching and convulsions and sometimes paralysis; usually caused by a benign tumor of the cortex of the adrenal gland that leads to excess secretion of aldosterone Conn's syndrome
myositis characterized by weakness of limb and neck muscles and much muscle pain and selling accompanied by skin rash affecting cheeks and eyelids and neck and chest and limbs; progression and severity vary among individuals dermatomyositis
contagious disease affecting the air passages and causing fever and weakness diphtheria
inflammatory disease of connective tissue with variable features including fever and weakness and fatigability and joint pains and skin lesions on the face or neck or arms disseminated lupus erythematosus , SLE , systemic lupus erythematosus
form of muscular dystrophy that sets in between 40 and 60 years of age and is characterized by weakness and wasting of the muscles of the hands and forearms and lower legs; inheritance is autosomal dominant distal muscular dystrophy
one who dodders from old age and weakness dodderer
progressive weakness of muscles dystrophy
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