Definition of Alzheimer's

1. Noun. 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.

Exact synonyms: Alzheimer's Disease, Alzheimers
Generic synonyms: Presenile Dementia



Definition of Alzheimer's

1. Noun. (informal) Alzheimer's disease. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alzheimer's

Alvin
Alvin Ailey
Alvina
Alviri-Vidari
Alvis
Alvyn
Alvíssmál
Alwin
Alwyn
Aly
Alyshia
Alyssa
Alytes
Alytes cisternasi
Alytes obstetricans
Alzheimer's
Alzheimer's dementia
Alzheimer's disease
Alzheimer's sclerosis
Alzheimer type II astrocyte
Alzheimer type I astrocyte
Alzheimers
AmEx
Am antigens
Amabel
Amadeus
Amadori compound
Amaethon
Amahai
Amahuaca

Literary usage of Alzheimer's

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1. Novel Systems for the Study of Human Disease: From Basic Research to by OECD Staff, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope, SourceOECD (Online service) (1998)
"LAFERLA, F., B. TINKLE, C. BIEBERICH, C. HAUDENSCHILD, and G. JAY (1995), “The Alzheimer' s AB peptide induces neurodegeneration and apoptotic cell death in ..."

2. Self-Neglect Among the Elderly: Maintaining Continuity of Self by Susanna D. Bozinovski (1998)
"She had several really close friends that she accused of stealing and I think that ' s something pretty typical of Alzheimer ' s. She loses things all the ..."

3. Critical Perspectives on Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health in Late Life by Norman B. Anderson, Rodolfo A. Bulatao, Barney Cohen (2004)
"Ethnic Differences in Dementia and Alzheimer"s Disease Jennifer J. Manly and Richard Mayeux The proportion of ethnic minorities among the elderly in the ..."

4. Mental Health Services and Vulnerable Populations edited by Linda F. Wolf (1998)
"Percent of Medicare Enrollees With Reported Mental Health Conditions: 1995 Retardation Alzheimer s Disease 5% Mental 2% None 87% Mental ,/ Disorder 6% ..."

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