Definition of pseudobulbar in English:

pseudobulbar

adjective

Medicine
  • Designating or relating to a syndrome resembling bulbar palsy, with paralysis of the muscles of the face, tongue, and pharynx, but caused by supranuclear (upper motor neuron) lesions.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in John S. Billings (1838–1913). After German pseudobulbär.