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Medical Term:

tauopathies

Pronunciation: taw-op'a-thez

Definition: A group of neurodegenerative diseases characterized by accumulation of tau (t) protein in the brain. Includes Alzheimer disease, Pick disease, corticobasal degeneration, and other related disorders.

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