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Pick's disease

n :  a dementia marked by progressive impairment of intellect and judgment and transitory aphasia, caused by progressive atrophic changes of the cerebral cortex, and usu. commencing in late middle age
Pick, Arnold (1851-1924),
Czechoslovakian psychiatrist and neurologist. Pick is best known for his description in 1892 of an atrophy of the cerebral cortex, now known as Pick's disease, and for his 1913 description of agrammatism.
n :  pericarditis with adherent pericardium resulting in circulatory disturbances with edema and ascites
Pick, Friedel (1867-1926),
Czechoslovakian physician. Pick described the form of pericarditis that is now known as Pick's disease in 1896.

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