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Parkinson

[ pahr-kin-suhn ]
/ ˈpɑr kɪn sən /
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noun
C(yril) North·cote [nawrth-kuht], /ˈnɔrθ kət/, 1909–93, English author and historian.
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Parkinson
[ pärkĭn-sən ]
James 1755-1824

British physician who gave (1817) a comprehensive description of paralysis agitans, or Parkinson's disease, and was the first to recognize (1812) perforation of the appendix as a cause of death in appendicitis.
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