akinetic-rigid HD Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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akinetic-rigid HDnoun [U]

uk   /eɪ.kɪˌnet.ɪkˌrɪdʒ.ɪd eɪtʃˈdiː/  us   /ˈeɪ.kɪˌnet.ɪkˈrɪdʒ.ɪd ˌeɪtʃˈdiː/ (also juvenile HD, Westphal variant HD) specialized
a ​geneticdisease that ​causesuncontrollablephysicalmovements and ​eventualdementia. It is a ​form of Huntington's ​disease that ​starts before the ​age of 20 and ​progressesrapidly
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