parkinson

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levorotatory form of dopa (trade names Bendopa and Brocadopa and Larodopa); as a drug it is used to treat Parkinson's disease Bendopa , Brocadopa , L-dopa , Larodopa , levodopa
involuntary shortening of stride and quickening of gait that occurs in some diseases (e.g., Parkinson's disease) festination
layer of deeply pigmented grey matter in the midbrain; associated with the striate body; is involved in metabolic disturbances associated with Parkinson's disease and with Huntington's disease locus niger , nucleus niger , substantia nigra
C. Northcote Parkinson's cynical observation that the number of subordinates in an organization will increase linearly regardless of the amount of work to be done Parkinson's law
C. Northcote Parkinson's cynical observation that work will expand so as to fill the time available for its completion Parkinson's law
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