adj. (Medical) of dementia (mental impairment due to old age or illness)

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  • demenţial — DEMENŢIÁL, Ă, demenţiali, e, adj. Caracteristic unui nebun, care denotă nebunie. [pr.: ţi al] – Din fr. démentiel. Trimis de ana zecheru, 24.07.2002. Sursa: DEX 98  DEMENŢIÁL adj. v. nebunesc. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime … …   Dicționar Român

  • demential — adjective see dementia …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • demential — See dementia. * * * …   Universalium

  • demenţiál — adj. m. (sil. ţi al), pl. demenţiáli; f. sg. demenţiálã, pl. demenţiále …   Romanian orthography

  • demential — de·men·tial …   English syllables

  • demential — ](ē)əl adjective : relating to or involving dementia …   Useful english dictionary

  • dementia — demential, adj. /di men sheuh, shee euh/, n. Psychiatry. severe impairment or loss of intellectual capacity and personality integration, due to the loss of or damage to neurons in the brain. [1800 10; < L dementia madness, equiv. to dement out of …   Universalium

  • Senile plaques — Amyloid beta immunostaining showing senile plaques. Senile plaques (syn. neuritic plaques, senile druse, braindruse) are extracellular deposits of amyloid in the gray matter of the brain. The deposits are associated with degenerative neural… …   Wikipedia

  • nebunesc — NEBUNÉSC, EÁSCĂ, nebuneşti, adj. Care denotă lipsă de raţiune, de minte; necugetat, nesocotit. ♦ Care depăşeşte cu mult intensitatea, mărimea, cantitatea etc. obişnuită; excesiv, exagerat. – Nebun + suf. esc. Trimis de cornel, 13.09.2007. Sursa:… …   Dicționar Român

  • dementia — noun Etymology: Latin, from dement , demens mad, from de + ment , mens mind more at mind Date: 1806 1. a usually progressive condition (as Alzheimer s disease) marked by deteriorated cognitive functioning often with emotional apathy 2. madness …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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