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Nervous System Diseases > Neurodegenerative Diseases

Preferred term

Neurodegenerative Diseases  


  • Topical Descriptor

Broader concept

Entry terms

  • Degenerative Condition, Neurologic
  • Degenerative Conditions, Neurologic
  • Degenerative Diseases, Nervous System
  • Degenerative Diseases, Neurologic
  • Degenerative Neurologic Disease
  • Degenerative Neurologic Diseases
  • Degenerative Neurologic Disorder
  • Degenerative Neurologic Disorders
  • Nervous System Degenerative Diseases
  • Neurodegenerative Disorder
  • Neurodegenerative Disorders
  • Neurologic Degenerative Condition
  • Neurologic Degenerative Conditions
  • Neurologic Degenerative Disease
  • Neurologic Degenerative Diseases
  • Neurologic Disease, Degenerative
  • Neurologic Diseases, Degenerative
  • Neurologic Disorder, Degenerative
  • Neurologic Disorders, Degenerative


  • general or unspecified; prefer specifics; /genet: consider also HEREDODEGENERATIVE DISORDERS, NERVOUS SYSTEM

Scope note

  • Hereditary and sporadic conditions which are characterized by progressive nervous system dysfunction. These disorders are often associated with atrophy of the affected central or peripheral nervous system structures.

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