forme fruste

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French.

Noun[edit]

forme fruste (plural formes frustes)

  1. (medicine) An incomplete form or partial symptom of a disease.
    Essential tremor, a neurological disorder that causes hand tremors, is suspected by some researchers to be a forme fruste of Parkinson's Disease.

References[edit]

  • Forme fruste, The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary, 2nd Edition.
  • forme fruste, Stedman's Online Medical Dictionary, 27th Edition.

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

forme fruste f (plural formes frustes)

  1. (medicine) forme fruste, unfinished form.

References[edit]

  • [1], Stedman's Online Medical Dictionary, 27th Edition.

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