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dementia pugilistica

[dih-men-shuh pyoo-juh-lis-ti-kuh, ‐shee-uh] /dɪˈmɛn ʃə ˌpyu dʒəˈlɪs tɪ kə, ‐ʃi ə/
Origin of dementia pugilistica
1925-1930
1925-30; dementia + pugilistica (< Latin pugil boxer; see pugilism); the disease was first identified in boxers
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