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|Noun||1.||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