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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.

parkinsonian

(ˌpɑːkɪnˈsəʊnɪən)
n
(Medicine) a person suffering from Parkinson's disease
adj
(Medicine) of or relating to Parkinson's disease

par•kin•so•ni•an

(ˌpɑr kɪnˈsoʊ ni ən)

adj.
of, related to, or resembling Parkinson's disease.
[1905–10]
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After motor impairments were established, the non-human primates were dosed with NYX-458 and assessed on scales measuring activity, Parkinsonian disability and dyskinesia.
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The Alzheimer's Association notes that people with DLB often have not only memory loss and cognitive problems common in Alzheimer's, but they also display initial or early symptoms such as sleep disturbances, well-formed visual hallucinations, slowness, gait imbalance or other Parkinsonian movement features, which can lead to misdiagnosis.
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Multiple system atrophy (MSA) is an adult onset, progressive, idiopathic neurodegenerative disease that clinically manifest as MSA-C with cerebellar signs predominant, MSA-P with Parkinsonian features predominant and MSA-A with autonomic signs and symptoms.
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