presenile


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presenile

 [pre-se´nīl]
pertaining to a condition resembling senility, but occurring in early or middle life.

pre·se·nile

(prē-sē'nīl),
Before the usual onset of senility, as in the milder, presenile dementia.

presenile

/pre·se·nile/ (pre-se´nīl) pertaining to a condition resembling senility, but occurring in early or middle life.

presenile

[-sē′nīl]
Etymology: L, prae, before, senex, aged
pertaining to a condition in which a person manifests signs of aging in early or middle life.

pre·se·nile

(prē-sen'il)
Before the usual onset of senility.
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Two autopsy cases of presenile onset with minimal involvement of the brainstem.
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She was diagnosed in 1901 by Alois Alzheimer, who examined Ms Deter's brain when she died and he described the distinctive damage as an indicator of a form of presenile dementia.
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1906, Alois Alzheimer details presenile degeneration--giving his name to the disease as of 1910.
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