Alzheimer's


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Noun1.Alzheimer's - a progressive form of presenile dementia that is similar to senile dementia except that it usually starts in the 40s or 50sAlzheimer's - a progressive form of presenile dementia that is similar to senile dementia except that it usually starts in the 40s or 50s; first symptoms are impaired memory which is followed by impaired thought and speech and finally complete helplessness
presenile dementia - dementia with onset before the age of 65
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Alzheimer's

[ˈæltshaɪməz] Alzheimer's disease N(enfermedad f de) Alzheimer m

Alzheimer's

[ˈæltshaɪmərz] Alzheimer's disease nmaladie f d'Alzheimer

Alzheimer's

[ˈæltshaɪməz] n (also Alzheimer's disease) → morbo di Alzheimer
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