parkinsonism

[ pahr-kin-suh-niz-uhm ]
/ ˈpɑr kɪn səˌnɪz əm /

noun Pathology.(sometimes initial capital letter)

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Parkinsonism

n.

Any of a group of nervous disorders similar to Parkinson's disease, marked by muscular rigidity, tremor, and impaired motor control and often having a specific cause, such as the use of certain drugs or frequent exposure to toxic chemicals.Parkinson's syndrome
Parkinson's disease.
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