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English definition of “akinetic-rigid HD”

akinetic-rigid HD

noun [U] /eɪ.kɪˌnet.ɪkˌrɪdʒ.ɪd eɪtʃˈdiː/ US  /ˈeɪ.kɪˌnet.ɪkˈrɪdʒ.ɪd ˌeɪtʃˈdiː/ (also juvenile HD, Westphal variant HD) specialized
a genetic disease that causes uncontrollable physical movements and eventual dementia. It is a form of Huntington's disease that starts before the age of 20 and progresses rapidlyDisorders of muscles and the nervous system
(Definition of akinetic-rigid HD noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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