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parkinsonian

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adjective par·kin·so·nian \ˌpär-kən-ˈsō-nē-ən, -nyən\

Definition of parkinsonian

  1. 1 :  of or similar to that of parkinsonism

  2. 2 :  affected with parkinsonism and especially Parkinson's disease



1906

First Known Use of parkinsonian

1906


Medical Dictionary

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parkinsonian

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adjective par·kin·so·nian \ˌpär-kən-ˈsō-nē-ən, -nyən\

Medical Definition of parkinsonian

  1. 1:  of or similar to that of parkinsonism

  2. 2:  affected with parkinsonism and especially Parkinson's disease



Biographical Note for parkinsonian

Parkinson \ˈpär-kən-sən\play , James (1755–1824), British surgeon. Parkinson published a monograph on paralysis agitans in 1817. His classic description established the disease as a clinical entity, and ever since his name has been closely identified with it.

Variants of parkinsonian

or Parkinsonian

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parkinsonian

noun par·kin·so·nian

Medical Definition of parkinsonian

  1. :  an individual affected with parkinsonism and especially Parkinson's disease



Variants of parkinsonian

or Parkinsonian

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