senile plaque n.
A spherical mass of amyloid fibrils surrounded by distorted interwoven neuronal processes, found in the cerebral cortex in Alzheimer’s disease. Also called neuritic plaque.
- Senile pruritus
senile pruritus n. Itching associated with degenerative changes that occur in aging skin.
- Senile psychosis
senile psychosis n. A mental disturbance of old age and related to degenerative cerebral processes.
- Senile retinoschisis
senile retinoschisis n. Retinoschisis occurring most often in individuals over the age of 40, and affecting the outer plexiform layer of the retina.
- Senile tremor
senile tremor n. A tremor occurring in old people.