parkinsonian

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adjective par·kin·so·nian \ˌpär-kən-ˈsō-nē-ən, -nyən\

Definition of parkinsonian

  1. 1 :  of or similar to that of parkinsonism

  2. 2 :  affected with parkinsonism and especially Parkinson's disease

1906

First Known Use of parkinsonian

1906


Medical Dictionary

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parkinsonian

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adjective par·kin·so·nian \ˌpär-kən-ˈsō-nē-ən, -nyən\
variants: or

Parkinsonian

Medical Definition of parkinsonian

  1. 1:  of or similar to that of parkinsonism

  2. 2:  affected with parkinsonism and especially Parkinson's disease

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.


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parkinsonian

noun par·kin·so·nian
variants: or

Parkinsonian

Medical Definition of parkinsonian

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

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