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pick's disease in Medicine

Pick's disease 1
n.
A condition occurring as a result of constrictive pericarditis and characterized by inflammation of one or more serous membranes including the peritoneum and the pleura, chronic congestive enlargement of the liver, and persistent or recurrent buildup of serous fluid.

Pick's disease 2
n.
See Niemann-Pick disease.

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