Alzheimers


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Noun1.Alzheimers - a progressive form of presenile dementia that is similar to senile dementia except that it usually starts in the 40s or 50sAlzheimers - 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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