dementia praecox

noun
dementia prae·​cox | \-ˈprē-ˌkäks \

Definition of dementia praecox 

First Known Use of dementia praecox

1899, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dementia praecox

New Latin, literally, premature dementia

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dementia praecox

noun
dementia prae·​cox | \-ˈprē-ˌkäks \

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