Definition of “Alzheimer's” - English Dictionary

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“Alzheimer's” in British English

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Alzheimer'snoun [ 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

(Definition of “Alzheimer's” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)