Medical Definition of dialysis dementia
: a neurological syndrome that occurs in some long-term dialysis patients, is associated with aluminum intoxication (as from aluminum-containing compounds in the dialysis fluid), and is marked especially by motor and speech disturbance (as dysarthria and myoclonus), progressive dementia, and seizures
Love words? Need even more definitions?Merriam-Webster unabridged
Words at Play
- On Contractions of Multiple Words
- A Look at Uncommon Onomatopoeia
- Is Singular 'They' a Better Choice?