progressive supranuclear palsy

/suprəˈnjukliə/ (say soohpruh'nyoohkleeuh)

noun
a cerebral degenerative disease of late adulthood, typified by nerve problems affecting the muscles of the eyes, tongue, throat, etc., and causing rigidity of the limbs, and dementia.
Abbrev.: PSP

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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