Definition of extrapyramidal in English:
adjectiveAnatomy & Medicine
Relating to or denoting motor nerves that descend from the cortex to the spine but are not part of the pyramidal system: extrapyramidal symptoms
More example sentences
- Common side effects of antipsychotics include sedation, anticholinergic effects, orthostatic hypotension, extrapyramidal symptoms and tardive dyskinesia.
- In the elderly, antipsychotic medications can cause serious side effects, such as extrapyramidal symptoms and tardive dyskinesia.
- These agents also have safety issues, particularly those of acute extrapyramidal symptoms, tardive dyskinesia, and neuroleptic malignant syndrome.
Definition of extrapyramidal in:
- US English dictionary