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parkinsonism

[pahr-kin-suh-niz-uh m]
noun Pathology. (sometimes initial capital letter)
  1. Parkinson's disease.
  2. Parkinson's syndrome.
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Historical Examples of parkinsonism

  • People with parkinsonism or epilepsy may have to take medication indefinitely.

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parkinsonism in Medicine

Parkinsonism

n.
  1. 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
  2. Parkinson's disease.
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