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Parkinson

[pahr-kin-suh n] /ˈpɑr kɪn sən/
noun
1.
C(yril) Northcote
[nawrth-kuh t] /ˈnɔrθ kət/ (Show IPA),
1909–93, English author and historian.
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Parkinson Par·kin·son (pär'kĭn-sən), James. 1755-1824.

British physician who gave (1817) a comprehensive description of paralysis agitans, or Parkinson's disease, and was the first to recognize (1812) perforation of the appendix as a cause of death in appendicitis.

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