vascular dementia

n.

A steplike deterioration in intellectual functions that result from multiple infarctions of the cerebral hemispheres.multi-infarct dementia

Nearby words

  1. vascular,
  2. vascular bundle,
  3. vascular cambium,
  4. vascular cataract,
  5. vascular compartment,
  6. vascular hemophilia,
  7. vascular keratitis,
  8. vascular layer,
  9. vascular leiomyoma,
  10. vascular nerve


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