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Nervous disorder   /nˈərvəs dɪsˈɔrdər/   Listen
Nervous disorder

A disorder of the nervous system.  Synonyms: neurological disease, neurological disorder.

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"Nervous disorder" Quotes from Famous Books

... eugenics has any weight. Yet so far as I know, none of those who have brought forward the objection have supported it by any evidence of the kind whatever. Thirty years ago Dr. Maudsley dogmatically wrote: "There is hardly ever a man of genius who has not insanity or nervous disorder of some form in his family." But he never brought forward any evidence in support of that pronouncement. Nor has anyone else, if we put aside the efforts of more or less competent writers—like Lombroso in his Man of Genius and Nisbet in his Insanity of Genius—to rake in statements ...
— Essays in War-Time - Further Studies In The Task Of Social Hygiene • Havelock Ellis

Words linked to "Nervous disorder" :   athetosis, nerve compression, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, flaccid paralysis, atopognosia, dyskinesia, brain disorder, dyssynergia, disorder, kuru, ataxia, neurological disorder, upset, brain disease, chorea, encephalopathy, ataxy, atopognosis, brain damage, motor ataxia, Lou Gehrig's disease, ALS

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