parkinsonian

adjective
par·​kin·​so·​nian | \ ˌpär-kən-ˈsō-nē-ən How to pronounce parkinsonian (audio) , -nyən \

Definition of parkinsonian

1 : of or similar to that of parkinsonism
2 : affected with parkinsonism and especially Parkinson's disease

Examples of parkinsonian in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The cause was complications of a parkinsonian syndrome, said his daughter, Kate Burrows. Harrison Smith, Washington Post, 7 May 2018 For Parkinsonian patients, the ability to perform actions in sequence is impaired. Steve Silberman, WIRED, 24 Sep. 2007

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First Known Use of parkinsonian

1906, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of parkinsonian was in 1906

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“Parkinsonian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parkinsonian. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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More Definitions for parkinsonian

parkinsonian

adjective
par·​kin·​so·​nian | \ ˌpär-kən-ˈsō-nē-ən, -nyən How to pronounce parkinsonian (audio) \
variants: or Parkinsonian

Medical Definition of parkinsonian

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : of or similar to that of parkinsonism
2 : affected with parkinsonism and especially Parkinson's disease

parkinsonian

noun
variants: or Parkinsonian

Medical Definition of parkinsonian (Entry 2 of 2)

: an individual affected with parkinsonism and especially Parkinson's disease

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