degenerative disorder


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Noun1.degenerative disorder - condition leading to progressive loss of function
disorder, upset - a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"
demyelination - loss of the myelin covering of some nerve fibers resulting in their impaired function
dystrophy - any degenerative disorder resulting from inadequate or faulty nutrition
disseminated multiple sclerosis, disseminated sclerosis, MS, multiple sclerosis - a chronic progressive nervous disorder involving loss of myelin sheath around certain nerve fibers
paralysis agitans, Parkinsonism, Parkinson's, Parkinson's disease, Parkinson's syndrome, shaking palsy - a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system characterized by tremor and impaired muscular coordination
chorea - any of several degenerative nervous disorders characterized by spasmodic movements of the body and limbs
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[USPRwire, Wed Apr 24 2019] Due to the degenerative disorder intervertebral disc gets damaged and causes moderate to severe pain.
[ClickPress, Wed Apr 24 2019] Due to the degenerative disorder intervertebral disc gets damaged and causes moderate to severe pain.
An example of this is a study on the molecular mechanism behind the association between Gaucher disease, a rare inherited metabolic disorder and Parkinson's disease, a long-term degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that mainly affects the motor system, conducted by students Hend Eldous and Zainab Mahgoub.
Parkinson's is a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system mainly affecting the motor system.
The course, delivered over six consecutive Fridays from October 26, is available to people with, or affected by, the degenerative disorder.
Shobhika, who has a rare inherited degenerative disorder, says the people of determination shouldn't be made to feel any different.
Speaking on Skype from Toronto, Dr Abdul Qayyum Rana described Parkinson's disease as a long-term degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that mainly affected the motor system.
It is a long-term degenerative disorder of the central nervous system caused by lack of dopamine in the brain.
it is a long-term degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that is caused due to the lack of dopamine in the brain.
The physicist suffered from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), an incurable degenerative disorder also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, whichleft him almost entirely paralysed.
The judge said that, while doctors agreed Alfie had a neurological degenerative disorder, there was no specific diagnosis, and "in fact, there may never be."
He has lived with the early stages of the degenerative disorder for a decade, and insists that he is not leaving Judas Priest, simply stepping back from performing.

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