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Parkinson's disease

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Illness & disability
Parkinson's diseasePar‧kin‧son’s dis‧ease /ˈpɑːkənsənz dɪˌziːz $ ˈpɑːr-/ (also Parkinson’s) noun [uncountable]  MIa serious illness in which your muscles become very weak and your arms and legs shake
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Parkinson's diseaseThis debate in public is about Parkinson's disease and a particular experimental treatment.She also suffered from Parkinson's Disease, irritable bowel syndrome and had suffered a slight stroke.Sufferers from Parkinson's disease are many, and their problems are hateful and hurtful.Sir Roy's depression could have been a natural reaction to being told that he suffers from Parkinson's disease.Sir Roy went missing after being told that he had Parkinson's disease.He spoke frequently and effectively on the Conservative front bench until the progress of Parkinson's disease made it impossible.My voice was trembling so much, I sounded like Edith Piaf with Parkinson's disease.
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