Definition of “akinetic-rigid HD” - English Dictionary

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“akinetic-rigid HD” in British English

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akinetic-rigid HDnoun [ U ]

uk /eɪ.kɪˌnet.ɪkˌrɪdʒ.ɪd eɪtʃˈdiː/ us /eɪ.kɪˌnet̬.ɪkˌrɪdʒ.ɪd eɪtʃˈdiː/ 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 rapidly

(Definition of “akinetic-rigid HD” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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