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English definition of “Alzheimer's”

Alzheimer's

noun [U]     /ˈælts.haɪ.məz/ US  /ˈɑːlts.haɪ.mɚz/ (also Alzheimer's disease)
a disease of the brain that affects especially old people and results in the gradual loss of memory, speech, movement, and the ability to think clearly: an Alzheimer's patientDisorders of muscles and the nervous system
(Definition of Alzheimer's noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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