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Medical Dictionary


noun ath·e·to·sis \ˌath-ə-ˈtō-səs\
plural ath·e·to·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of ATHETOSIS

:  a nervous disorder that is marked by continual slow movements especially of the extremities and is usually due to a brain lesion


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