paralysis agitans

paralysis agitans
noun Etymology: New Latin, literally, shaking palsy Date: 1817 Parkinson's disease

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  • PARALYSIS AGITANS — PARALYSIS AGITANS, дрожательный паралич (син. б нь Parkinson а по имени автора, впервые описавшего эту болезнь в 1817 г. и давшего ей название «snaking patsy»), хроническое прогрессирующее заболевание головного мозга. Шарко (Charcot)… …   Большая медицинская энциклопедия

  • paralysis agitans — [aj′i tanz΄] n. PARKINSON S DISEASE * * * …   Universalium

  • Paralysis agitans — Paralysis agitans,   die Parkinson Krankheit …   Universal-Lexikon

  • paralysis agitans — [aj′i tanz΄] n. PARKINSON S DISEASE …   English World dictionary

  • Paralysis agitans — Illustration der Parkinson Krankheit von Sir William Richard Gowers aus A Manual of Diseases of the Nervous System (Handbuch für Krankheiten des Nervensystems) von 1886 Die Parkinson Krankheit bzw. Morbus Parkinson (weitere Synonyme:… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • paralysis agitans — /pəræləsəs ˈædʒətænz/ (say puhraluhsuhs ajuhtanz) noun → Parkinson s disease. {Latin paralysis + agitans, present participle of agitare excite} …   Australian English dictionary

  • paralysis agitans — paralysis agi·tans aj ə .tanz n PARKINSON S DISEASE * * * Parkinson disease …   Medical dictionary

  • paralysis agitans — paral′ysis ag′i•tans [[t]ˈædʒ ɪˌtænz[/t]] n. pat Parkinson s disease • Etymology: < NL: lit., shaking paralysis …   From formal English to slang

  • paralysis agitans — noun a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system characterized by tremor and impaired muscular coordination • Syn: ↑Parkinsonism, ↑Parkinson s disease, ↑Parkinson s syndrome, ↑Parkinson s, ↑shaking palsy • Hypernyms: ↑brain disorder, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • juvenile paralysis agitans — (of Hunt) a condition developing in early life, usually familial but occasionally occurring sporadically, marked by increased muscle tonus with the characteristic attitude and facies of paralysis agitans, due to progressive degeneration of the… …   Medical dictionary

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