Parkinson's disease


Par·kin·son's disease

noun \ˈpär-kən-sənz-\

Definition of PARKINSON'S DISEASE

: a chronic progressive neurological disease chiefly of later life that is linked to decreased dopamine production in the substantia nigra and is marked especially by tremor of resting muscles, rigidity, slowness of movement, impaired balance, and a shuffling gait—called also paralysis agitans, parkinsonian syndrome, parkinsonism, Parkinson's, Parkinson's syndrome

Variants of PARKINSON'S DISEASE

Par·kin·son's disease also Par·kin·son disease \-sən-\

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