Definition of parkinsonian
1 : of or similar to that of parkinsonism
2 : affected with parkinsonism and especially Parkinson's disease
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Biographical Note for parkinsonian
Parkinson \ˈpär-kən-sən\play ,
James (1755–1824), British surgeon. Parkinson published a monograph on paralysis agitans in 1817. His classic description established the disease as a clinical entity, and ever since his name has been closely identified with it.
Medical Definition of parkinsonian
: an individual affected with parkinsonism and especially Parkinson's disease
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