|Guillain-Barré syndrome (French ˌɡije ˈbareɪ)|
|an acute neurological disorder, usually following a virus or bacterial infection, that causes progressive muscle weakness and partial paralysis|
|[C20: named after Georges Guillain (1876--1961) and Jean Alexandre Barré (1880--1967), French neurologists]|
|a chattering or flighty, light-headed person.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
Guillain-Barré syndrome Guil·lain-Bar·ré syndrome (gē-yān'bə-rā', gē-yāɴ'-)
See acute idiopathic polyneuritis.