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Progressive supranuclear palsy

progressive supranuclear palsy A disorder that is associated with nerve cell destruction and progressive lack of... Read More

Progressive spinal muscular atrophy

progressive spinal muscular atrophy One of the subgroups of motor neuron disease; a progressive degenerative disorder of the... Read More

Aphasia primary progressive

Aphasia, primary progressive a type of aphasia appearing gradually and gradually worsening without any major change in other... Read More

Progressive cerebellar tremor

progressive cerebellar tremor --> Hunt's syndrome (Science: syndrome) An intention tremor beginning in one extremity,... Read More

Progressive bulbar palsy

progressive bulbar palsy One of the subgroups of motor neuron disease; a progressive degenerative disorder of the motor... Read More

Progressive vaccinia

progressive vaccinia A severe or even fatal form of vaccinia occurring chiefly in subjects with an immunologic deficiency or... Read More

Progressive torsion spasm

progressive torsion spasm --> dystonia musculorum deformans A genetic, environmental, or idiopathic disorder, usually... Read More

Progressive subcortical encephalopathy

progressive subcortical encephalopathy --> progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (Science: radiology) demyelinating... Read More

Progressive bacterial synergistic gangrene

progressive bacterial synergistic gangrene --> Meleney's ulcer undermining ulcer of the skin and subcutaneous tissues,... Read More

Progressive staining

progressive staining A procedure in which staining is continued until the desired intensity of colouring of tissue elements... Read More

Progressive tapetochoroidal dystrophy

progressive tapetochoroidal dystrophy --> choroideraemia An x chromosome-linked abnormality characterised by atrophy of the... Read More


progressive Advancing, going forward, going from bad to worse, increasing in scope or... Read More

Degenerative disease

A degenerative disease is defined as a disease characterized by the worsening condition due to the deterioration of the... Read More

Kearns-Sayre syndrome

Definition noun A type of mitochondrial myopathy characterized by chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia with... Read More

Familial spinal muscular atrophy

Familial spinal muscular atrophy --> infantile spinal muscular atrophy transmitted as autosomal recessive on chromosome 5q.... Read More

Christensen-krabbe disease

Christensen-krabbe disease --> poliodystrophia cerebri progressiva infantilis familial progressive spastic paresis of... Read More

Steele-richardson-olszewski syndrome

Steele-Richardson-Olszewski syndrome --> progressive supranuclear palsy A disorder that is associated with nerve cell... Read More

Huntingtons chorea

Huntingtons chorea a progressive disorder usually beginning in young to middle age, consisting of a triad of... Read More

Genetics, drugs and environmental factors in parkinson’s disease (A case-control study)

Genetics, drugs and environmental factors in parkinson's disease A case-control study ANTONIO LUIZ DOS SANTOS WERNECK*,... Read More

Erb disease

Erb disease --> progressive bulbar paralysis progressive weakness and atrophy of the muscles of the tongue, lips, palate,... Read More

Erb atrophy

Erb atrophy --> progressive muscular dystrophy a form of progressive muscular atrophy in which the disease begins in the... Read More

Sticklers syndrome

Stickler's syndrome --> hereditary progressive arthro-ophthalmopathy autosomal dominant arthro-ophthalmopathy associated... Read More


wasting Causing waste; also, undergoing waste; diminishing; as, a wasting disease; a wasting fortune. (Science: medicine)... Read More

Rett syndrome

Rett Syndrome Definition Rett syndrome is a rare genetic disorder linked to a mutation in the gene, MECP2, on the X... Read More

Dejerine-sottas disease

Dejerine-sottas disease a familial type of demyelinating sensorimotor polyneuropathy that begins in early childhood and is... Read More


Ganglia Definition What are ganglia? To simply define ganglia in biology, it is the structure of an oval shape that... Read More

Osteomyelofibrotic syndrome

osteomyelofibrotic syndrome --> myelofibrosis A progressive disease of the bone marrow where neoplastic bone marrow stem... Read More

Glossopalatolabial paralysis

Glossopalatolabial paralysis --> progressive bulbar palsy One of the subgroups of motor neuron disease; a progressive... Read More

Herrmanns syndrome

Herrmanns syndrome (Science: syndrome) a nervous system disorder beginning in late childhood or early adolescence, with... Read More

Alzheimers disease

Alzheimers disease (Science: disease) a progressive, neurodegenerative disease characterized by loss of function and death... Read More

Richardson-steele-olszewski syndrome

Richardson-Steele-Olszewski syndrome (Science: syndrome) A disorder that is associated with nerve cell destruction and... Read More


Definition noun A progressive X-linked metabolic disorder involving a mutation in ABCD1 gene, and therefore impairs the... Read More

Sandhoff disease

Definition noun A type of lysosomal storage disease that is often caused by a deficiency in beta-hexosaminidases A and B,... Read More

Traumatic Brain Injury may lead to Seizure

Traumatic Brain Injury May Lead to Seizure Traumatic brain injury (TBI), traumatic injuries to the brain, also called... Read More

Ecological succession

Definition noun (ecology) The progressive succession of a community or group of species in an ecosystem over... Read More

MNGIE syndrome

Definition noun A multisystem disorder caused by a defective thymidine phosphorylase, and characterized by the main symptoms... Read More

San joaquin fever

San Joaquin fever (Science: infectious disease) A fungal infection caused by the fungus coccidioides immitis. Exists in two... Read More

Refsum disease

Definition noun A genetic disorder resulting in the accumulation of the fatty acid phytanic acid in cells and tissues,... Read More

Flatau-schilder disease

Flatau-schilder disease --> Schilder's disease term used to describe at least two separate disorders described by Schilder:... Read More

Kugelberg-welander disease

Kugelberg-welander disease --> juvenile spinal muscular atrophy Slowly progressive proximal muscular weakness and wasting,... Read More