Definition of Guillain–Barré syndrome
: a polyneuritis of unknown cause characterized especially by muscle weakness and paralysis
Origin and Etymology of guillain–barré syndrome
Georges Guillain †1961 French physician and Jean A. Barré †1967 French neurologist
First Known Use: 1939See Words from the same year
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