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parkinsonism

parkinsonism

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

Definition of PARKINSONISM

2
:  a neurological disorder resembling Parkinson's disease

First Known Use of PARKINSONISM

circa 1923

parkinsonism

noun par·kin·son·ism \ˈpär-kən-sə-ˌniz-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PARKINSONISM

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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