noun. an abnormal loss of strength.
- ἀσθένεια (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
- ἀσθενής (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Example sentences of the word asthenia
1. Noun, singular or mass
Because cutaneous asthenia is not curable and can lead to a lifetime of pain and injury for the afflicted dog, many pet owners choose to euthanize their dog.
2. Noun, plural
If your dog is diagnosed with cutaneous asthenia, your veterinarian may suggest that you have it neutered or spayed to avoid passing the gene mutation on to another generation of dogs.