HyperDic: presenile_dementia

English > 1 sense of the expression presenile dementia:
NOUNstatepresenile dementiadementia with onset before the age of 65
English > presenile dementia: 1 sense > noun 1, state
Meaningdementia with onset before the age of 65.
NarrowerAlzheimer's disease, Alzheimer's, AlzheimersA progressive form of presenile dementia that is similar to senile dementia except that it usually starts in the 40s or 50s
Pick's diseaseA progressive form of presenile dementia found most often in middle-aged and elderly women and characterized by degeneration of the frontal and temporal lobes with loss of intellectual ability and transitory aphasia
Broaderdementia, dementednessmental deterioration of organic or functional origin

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