Alzheimer's disease
Pronunciation
  • enPR: älts'hī-mə(r)z, IPA: /ˈɑːltshaɪmə(ɹ)z/
  • enPR: ălts'hī-mə(r)z, IPA: /ˈæltshaɪmə(ɹ)z/
  • enPR: ôlts'hī-mə(r)z, IPA: /ˈɔːltshaɪmə(ɹ)z/
  • enPR: ôlz'hī-mə(r)z, IPA: /ˈɔːlzhaɪmə(ɹ)z/
Noun

Alzheimer's disease (uncountable)

  1. (neurology, disease) A disorder involving loss of mental functions resulting from brain tissue changes; senile dementia of Alzheimer's type.
    Synonyms: Alzheimer's, senile dementia, old timer's disease, AD
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