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1. Deme
A locally interbreeding group within a geographic population .

2. Dementia
Dementia is clinical syndrome characterized by the organic loss of intellectual functioning, such as impairment of orientation, memory, comprehension, calculation, learning capacity and judgment. The DSM of the American Psychiatric Association has a summary of diagnostic criteria for dementia. The prevalence of dementia increases with age, starting with 1 percent at age 60, and double the rate every 5 years. Alzheimer's disease is associated with dementia.

3. Dementia
Loss of intellectual functions, (such as thinking, remembering, and reasoning) of sufficient severity to interfere within an individual's daily functioning.

4. Demerol (Meperdine)
A prescription narcotic drug that is used to kill pain. Demerol, like other narcotics, is an addictive drug.

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