dementia pugilistica

[ dih-men-shuh-pyoo-juh-lis-ti-kuh, ‐shee-uh ]

noun
  1. CTE.

Origin of dementia pugilistica

1
First recorded in 1925–30; dementia + pugilistica (from Latin pugil “boxer”; see pugilism); the disease was first identified in boxers

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