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Pick disease

Pronunciation: pik

Definition: progressive circumscribed cerebral atrophy; a rare type of cerebrodegenerative disorder manifested primarily as dementia, in which there is striking atrophy of portions of the frontal and temporal lobes.

Synonym(s): Pick syndrome

[F. Pick]

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