Parkinson's
noun see Parkinson's disease

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Parkinson's — Parkinson s, Parkinson s disease Parkinson s diseaseprop. n. A disease causing {parkinsonism}, a degenerative nervous disorder; sometimes used loosely as a synonym for parkinsonism. More precisely, parkinson s disease is the term for the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • Parkinson's — noun Parkinson’s disease …   Wiktionary

  • Parkinson's — n. Parkinson s disease, nervous disease characterized by trembling and lack of muscle control (causing difficulty of speech and of movement) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • parkinson's — par·kin·son s …   English syllables

  • Parkinson's disease — Parkinson s redirects here. For other uses, see Parkinson s (disambiguation). Parkinson s disease Classification and external resources …   Wikipedia

  • Parkinson's disease — Parkinson s Parkinson s, Parkinson s disease Parkinson s diseaseprop. n. A disease causing {parkinsonism}, a degenerative nervous disorder; sometimes used loosely as a synonym for parkinsonism. More precisely, parkinson s disease is the term for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Parkinson's All Time Greatest Entertainers — was an ITV television programme broadcasted on 4 January 2007. It was hosted by Michael Parkinson who gave a list of 10 of his personal favourite entertainers he has interviewed on his television show Parkinson . Listed Entertainers *Michael… …   Wikipedia

  • Parkinson's disease — 1877, from Fr. maladie de Parkinson (1876), named for English physician James Parkinson (1755 1824), who described it (1817) under the names shaking palsy and paralysis agitans …   Etymology dictionary

  • Parkinson's Law — Par‧kin‧son s Law [ˌpɑːkɪnsnz ˈlɔː ǁ ˌpɑːrkɪnsnz ˈlɒː] noun HUMAN RESOURCES US noun [S] HUMOROUS ► the idea that work always increases to fill the time available for finishing it: »A variant of Parkinson s Law says that the quantity of emails… …   Financial and business terms

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