alcoholic dementia


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Related to alcoholic dementia: Korsakoff's psychosis, Alcoholic Delirium

alcoholic dementia

Etymology: Ar, alkohl + L, de, away, mens, mind
a deterioration of normal cognitive and intellectual functions associated with long-term alcohol abuse.

alcoholic dementia

A form of toxic dementia in which there is loss of memory and problem-solving ability after many years of alcohol abuse.
See also: dementia