punchdrunk syndrome

punch·drunk syn·drome

a condition seen in boxers (that is, pugilists), often years after their retirement, and presumably caused by repeated cerebral injury; characterized by weakness in the lower limbs, unsteadiness of gait, slowness of muscular movements, tremors of hands, dysarthria, and slow cerebration.

punch·drunk syn·drome

(pŭnch'drŭngk sin'drōm)
A condition seen in boxers, often years after retirement, presumably caused by repeated cerebral injury, characterized by weakness in the lower limbs, unsteadiness of gait, slowness of muscular movements, tremors of hands, dysarthria, and slow cerebration.