alzheimer's disease - definitions and synonyms

alzheimer's disease noun

  1. ( also written as Alzheimer's disease )

    English Meaning: 

    : a progressive form of presenile dementia that is similar to senile dementia except that it usually starts in the 40s or 50s; first symptoms are impaired memory which is followed by impaired thought and speech and finally complete helplessness

    Synonyms:

    alzheimer's / alzheimers

Usage Examples:

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