Pick's disease

noun
\ ˈpiks- How to pronounce Pick's disease (audio) \
variants: also Pick disease \ ˈpik-​ \

Medical Definition of Pick's disease

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a dementia marked by progressive impairment of intellect and judgment and transitory aphasia, caused by progressive atrophic changes of the cerebral cortex, and usually commencing in late middle age

Pick's disease

noun

Medical Definition of Pick's disease (Entry 2 of 2)

: pericarditis with adherent pericardium resulting in circulatory disturbances with edema and ascites

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“Pick's disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Pick%27s%20disease. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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