paralysis agitans

noun

paralysis agi·​tans -ˈa-jə-ˌtanz How to pronounce paralysis agitans (audio)

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, literally, shaking palsy

First Known Use

1817, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of paralysis agitans was in 1817

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Cite this Entry

“Paralysis agitans.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paralysis%20agitans. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

paralysis agitans

noun
paralysis agi·​tans -ˈaj-ə-ˌtanz How to pronounce paralysis agitans (audio)
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