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parkinsonism

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noun par·kin·son·ism \ˈpär-kən-sə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of parkinsonism

  1. 1 :  parkinson's disease

  2. 2 :  a neurological disorder resembling Parkinson's disease



Circa 1923

First Known Use of parkinsonism

circa 1923


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parkinsonism

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noun par·kin·son·ism \ˈpär-kən-sə-ˌniz-əm\

Medical Definition of parkinsonism

  1. 1:  parkinson's disease

  2. 2:  any of several neurological conditions that resemble Parkinson's disease and that result from a deficiency or blockage of dopamine caused by neurodegenerative disease, drugs, toxins, or injury to the brain




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