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Guillain–Barré syndrome

noun Guil·lain–Bar·ré syndrome \ˌgē-ˌlan-ˌbä-ˈrā-, ˌgē-yaⁿ-\

Definition of Guillain–Barré syndrome

  1. :  a polyneuritis of unknown cause characterized especially by muscle weakness and paralysis

Origin and Etymology of guillain–barré syndrome

Georges Guillain †1961 French physician and Jean A. Barré †1967 French neurologist

First Known Use: 1939

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