Definition of Shaking palsy
1. Noun. A degenerative disorder of the central nervous system characterized by tremor and impaired muscular coordination.
Terms within: Tremor
Generic synonyms: Degenerative Disorder, Brain Disease, Brain Disorder, Encephalopathy
Lexicographical Neighbors of Shaking Palsy
Literary usage of Shaking palsy
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1893)
"At any rate, he considered the primary cause of paralysis agitans to be a toxine of autochthonous or microbic origin. shaking palsy was a toxine disease. ..."
2. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"... shaking palsy) The cause of this disease is unknown. It is common in advanced life, hut is rarely encountered before forty; I have, however, ..."
3. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1818)
"An Essay on the shaking palsy. By James Parkinson, Member of the Royal College of Surgeons. 8vo. is. 6d. Sherwood and Co. 1817. The affection described in ..."
4. Osteopathy, Research and Practice by Andrew Taylor Still (1910)
"shaking palsy, trembling palsy; variety of tremor in which the muscles are in a ... 440 shaking palsy is a mountain that the doctors of all schools have ..."
5. A Text-book of Practical Medicine: With Particular Reference to Physiology by Felix von Niemeyer (1883)
"PARALYSIS AGITANS—shaking palsy. THE most apparent Symptoms of this disease are involuntary movements of parts of the body, either a simple trembling or a ..."
6. A treatise on the theory and practice of medicine by John Syer Bristowe (1880)
"(shaking palsy.) Definition.—This is a disorder mainly of advanced life and of chronic progress, characterised especially by trembling of the limbs arising ..."