Definition for parkinson (2 of 2)
or Parkinson disease
Origin of Parkinson's disease
Examples from the Web for parkinson
Deborah W. Brooks, co-founder with Fox at his Parkinson's foundation, on the secret to his comeback.What Michael J. Fox’s Return to TV Tells Us About the Power of Optimism|Deborah W. Brooks|September 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Typically, a patient with Parkinson's riding a bike maintains a pedaling rate of around 50-60 RPMs.
With Parkinson's, however, these special nerve cells break down, the supply of dopamine dwindles, and movement is affected.
Parkinson's wreaks havoc by affecting nerve cells in the brain that make the neurotransmitter called dopamine.
You say this Parkinson was a mine expert; what was he doing out here?At the Time Appointed|A. Maynard Barbour
Squadron Leader Parkinson stood there dressed and ready for flight.Dave Dawson with the Commandos|R. Sidney Bowen
Parkinson and Chancellor youths went down like nine-pins, splashing into puddles, gouging into mud.Full-Back Foster|Ralph Henry Barbour
On the whole, Parkinson Hall was really beautiful, and one didnt have to be a student of architecture to realise it.Center Rush Rowland|Ralph Henry Barbour
Occasionally, in spite of his comparatively late date, Parkinson displays an imagination that is truly medival.Herbals, Their Origin and Evolution|Agnes Arber
British Dictionary definitions for parkinson
Word Origin for Parkinson's disease
Word Origin and History for parkinson
1877, from French maladie de Parkinson (1876), named for English physician James Parkinson (1755-1824), who described it (1817) under the names shaking palsy and paralysis agitans.
Medicine definitions for parkinson (1 of 2)
Medicine definitions for parkinson (2 of 2)
Science definitions for parkinson
Culture definitions for parkinson
A chronic disease of the nervous system that usually strikes in late adult life, resulting in a gradual decrease in muscle control. Symptoms of the disease include shaking, weakness, and partial paralysis of the face. Certain drugs can help alleviate some of its symptoms.