Definitions for "Dementia pugilistica"
condition referred to chronic brain damage sustained by boxers who receive repeated mild concussions
a form of dementia caused by head trauma such as that experienced by boxers. It is also called chronic traumatic encephalopathy or Boxer's syndrome.
A syndrome of confusion in a setting of impaired physical function resembling Parkinson's disease. Usually caused by repeated blows to the head, and often seen in boxers. [ Quick find