Definitions for "Senile dementia"
a progressive degenerative brain disease of old age, marked by such symptoms as short-term memory loss, slowness in thought and movement, confusion, disorientation, depression, difficulty communicating, and the loss of physical function. Alzheimer's disease accounts for about half of all senile dementia cases.
Dementia of the aged; results from degeneration of the brain in the absence of cerebrovascular disease See also: Treatment
cognitive deterioration due to aging.
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