Parkinson's syndrome
noun see Parkinson's disease

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Parkinson's syndrome — 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, ↑shaking palsy • Hypernyms: ↑brain disorder, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Parkinson's syndrome — noun A neurological syndrome characterized by tremor, hypokinesia, rigidity, and postural instability …   Wiktionary

  • Parkinson's syndrome — a complex of symptoms indistinguishable from parkinsonism, commonly affecting boxers or sometimes occurring as a result of substance abuse or an encephalitic infection. [1950 55; see PARKINSONISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • Parkinson plus syndrome — Parkinson plus syndromes are a group of diseases featuring the classical features of Parkinson s disease (tremor; rigidity; akinesia/bradykinesia; postural instability) with additional features that distinguish them from simple idiopathic… …   Wikipedia

  • Parkinson's disease — Par·kin·son s disease pär kən sənz also Par·kin·son disease sən n a chronic progressive neurological disease chiefly of later life that is linked to decreased dopamine production in the substantia nigra and is marked esp. by tremor of resting… …   Medical dictionary

  • Parkinson's disease — noun Etymology: James Parkinson died 1824 English physician Date: 1877 a chronic progressive neurological disease chiefly of later life that is linked to decreased dopamine production in the substantia nigra and is marked especially by tremor of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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

  • 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 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

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