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Definition of the noun adynamia

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noun - plural: adynamias

  1. lack of strength or vigor (especially from illness)
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • more generic word: weakness = the property of lacking physical or mental strength


Adynamia means lack of strength or vigor due to a pathological condition. It is often associated with a range of neurological diseases such as multiple sclerosis and medial-frontal lobe lesions.

  • also known as Loss of vital power, Loss of strength because of disease

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Google previewThe Neuropsychology of Dreams (2014)

A Clinico-anatomical Study by Mark Solms

The term adynamia refers to a general lack...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia (1829)

or Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, comprising a popular view of the present state of knowledge

Adynamia;. — Adynamia is a vague term to apply to an order of diseases, since there are very few affections which the term would not characterise, the strict meaning of it being deficient power. The genera of the order are ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

Adynamia;. — Adynamia is a vague term to apply to an order of diseases, since there are very few affections which the ...

Google previewSleep and Dreaming (2003)

Scientific Advances and Reconsiderations by Edward F. Pace-Schott

three observations: features of schizophrenia have long been equated with dreaming, adynamia is a typical correlate of loss of dreaming, and the chemical activation of this circuit stimulates excessive, vivid, and unusually frequent dreaming.

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

adynamia episodica hereditaria, a condition seen in infancy, characterised by periodic muscle weakness and episodes of flaccid paralysis. It is inherited as an autosomaldominant trait. Also called hyperkalaemic periodic ...

Google previewDictionary of Psychology (2000)

Adynamia Affectothymia Adynamia. Weakness; also called asthenia. Aerial perspective. The slight blurring and tinge of blue perceived in distant objects. A monocular cue for perception of depth and distance. Aerophagia. Automatic gulping of ...

Google previewLexicon Physico-medicum (1794)

Or, A New Medicinal Dictionary. Explaining the Difficult Terms Used in the Several Branches of the Profession, and in Such Parts of Natural Philosophy, as are Introductory Thereto. With an Account of the Things Signified by Such Terms. Collected from the Most Eminent Authors by John Quincy


Google previewConcise Pocket Medical Dictionary (2015)

by UN Panda

Adynamia After pains 3. Relating to the adventitia of an artery or an organ. Adynamia Weakness, vital debility, asthenia. AED Automated external difibrillator . Aerasthenia A psychoneurotic condition marked by worry, lack of self confidence and ...

Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

fač; fattia Adynamia.

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Science (1868)

Containing ... Lexicon by Robley Dunglison

ADYNAMIA, Impoten'tia; (ačvvania, from a, and Čuvajas, 'strength,') A dyna'sia, ...

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Video shows what adynamia means. Lack or loss of strength, usually due to a disease.. Adynamia Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary.

Scrabble value of A1D2Y4N1A1M3I1A1

The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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