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(Science: neurology) The lack or loss of strength and energy, weakness.

Origin: gr. Asthenes = without strength

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... but in the first weeks after removal causes atony(lack of muscular tonus), astazia(you can not hold your balance without a large support) and asthenia(fast muscular fatigue). The functions of the cerebellum are gradually taken over by the cortex, and in a couple of moths you are back to normal. ...

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by MrMistery
Wed Sep 28, 2005 5:26 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: the brain
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