forme fruste

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French.

NounEdit

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.

ReferencesEdit

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

FrenchEdit

NounEdit

forme fruste f (plural formes frustes)

  1. (medicine) forme fruste, unfinished form.

ReferencesEdit

  • [1], Stedman's Online Medical Dictionary, 27th Edition.
Last modified on 24 January 2014, at 14:44