Medical Dictionary

general paresis

noun

Definition of GENERAL PARESIS

:  insanity caused by syphilitic alteration of the brain that leads to dementia and paralysis—called also dementia paralytica, general paralysis of the insane
March 27, 2015
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Tranquilly at rest or causing no trouble
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