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Guillain–Barré syndrome

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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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