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senile dementia

noun, Pathology.
a syndrome of progressive, irreversible impairment of cognitive function, caused by organic factors and having its onset late in life.
Origin of senile dementia
1850-55 Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for senile-dementia

senile dementia

dementia starting in old age with no precipitating physical cause
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senile-dementia in Medicine

senile dementia n.
A progressive, abnormally accelerated deterioration of mental faculties and emotional stability in old age, occurring especially in Alzheimer's disease.

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