parkinsonism

[ pahr-kin-suh-niz-uh m ]
/ ˈpɑr kɪn səˌnɪz əm /
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noun Pathology. (sometimes initial capital letter)


Nearby words

  1. parkinson's disease,
  2. parkinson's facies,
  3. parkinson's law,
  4. parkinson's syndrome,
  5. parkinsonian,
  6. parkland,
  7. parkman,
  8. parkman, francis,
  9. parkour,
  10. parks

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Medicine definitions for parkinsonism

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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