Parkinsonism

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par·kin·son·ism

or Par·kin·son·ism  (pär′kĭn-sə-nĭz′əm)
n.
1. A syndrome characterized by tremor, muscular rigidity, slowness of movement, and postural and balance abnormalities, caused by Parkinson's disease or other diseases or induced by trauma, infection, or a drug. Also called Parkinson's syndrome.
2. Parkinson's disease.


par′kin·so′ni·an (-sō′nē-ən) adj.

Parkinsonism

a chronic condition of the nervous system marked especially by muscle tremors.
See also: Disease and Illness
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Parkinsonism - a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system characterized by tremor and impaired muscular coordination
tremor - shaking or trembling (usually resulting from weakness or stress or disease)
degenerative disorder - condition leading to progressive loss of function
brain disease, brain disorder, encephalopathy - any disorder or disease of the brain
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parkinsonism

n parkinsonismo