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English definition of “Alzheimer's”

Alzheimer's

noun [U] uk   /ˈælts.haɪ.məz/ us    /ˈɑːlts.haɪ.mɚz/ ( also Alzheimer's disease)
a disease of the brain that mainly affects old people and results in the gradual loss of memory, speech, movement, and the ability to think clearly: an Alzheimer's patient
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