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Descriptor in English: Fatigue
Descriptor in Spanish: Fatiga
Descriptor in Portuguese: Fadiga
Descriptor in French: Fatigue
Entry term(s): Lassitude
Tree number(s): C23.888.369
SP4.046.457.733
Scope note: The state of weariness following a period of exertion, mental or physical, characterized by a decreased capacity for work and reduced efficiency to respond to stimuli.
Annotation: do not use for fatigue of isolated muscle fibers in physiol exper ( = MUSCLE FATIGUE)
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
See also the descriptors: Asthenia MeSH
DeCS UI: 5325
Descriptor UI: D005221
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Fatigue - Preferred
Concept UI M0008254
Scope note The state of weariness following a period of exertion, mental or physical, characterized by a decreased capacity for work and reduced efficiency to respond to stimuli.
Preferred term Fatigue
Lassitude - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0008255
Preferred term Lassitude



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