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Definition of Fatigue

Fatigue: A condition characterized by a lessened capacity for work and reduced efficiency of accomplishment, usually accompanied by a feeling of weariness and tiredness. Fatigue can be acute and come on suddenly or chronic and persist.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 9/20/2012

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