dementia praecox definition by Webster's New World
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Origin: ModL: see precocious and amp; dementia
dementia praecox definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Schizophrenia. No longer in scientific use.
Origin: New Latin dēmentia praecox : Latin dēmentia, dementia + Latin praecox, premature.
dementia praecox - Medical Definition
Schizophrenia. No longer in technical use.