chronic fatigue syndrome Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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chronic fatigue syndromenoun [U]

uk   us   (UK also ME, abbreviation CFS)
an ​illness, sometimes ​lasting for several ​years, in which a person's ​muscles and joints (= ​places where two ​bones are ​connected)hurt and they are ​generally very ​tired
(Definition of chronic fatigue syndrome from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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Chronic Fatigue Syndromenoun [U]

 us   /ˈkrɑn·ɪk fəˈtiɡ ˌsɪn·droʊm/
a ​group of ​illnesses that ​causepeople to be ​extremelytired
(Definition of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “chronic fatigue syndrome”
in Chinese (Simplified) 慢性疲劳综合征…
in Chinese (Traditional) 慢性疲勞綜合症…
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