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parkinsonism Syllabification: par·kin·son·ism
Pronunciation: /ˈpärkinsənˌizəm/

Definition of parkinsonism in English:


Another term for Parkinson's disease.
Example sentences
  • Weight loss despite adequate calories suggests an overactive thyroid (a blood test is necessary), Parkinsonism, diabetes, or a hyperactive Alzheimer pacer.
  • Symptoms similar to Parkinson's disease - known as Parkinsonism - can be a side-effect of some medications, such as anti-sickness drugs and drugs used in the treatment of mental illness.
  • With encephalitis or Parkinsonism, about a third was dependent at home and one died.
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