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chorea

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noun cho·rea \kə-ˈrē-ə\

Medical Definition of chorea

  1. :  a movement disorder marked by involuntary spasmodic movements especially of the limbs and facial muscles and typically symptomatic of neurological dysfunction (as that associated with a neurodegenerative disease or metabolic disturbance)—see huntington's disease, sydenham's chorea

choreatic \ˌkōr-ē-ˈat-ik, ˌkȯr-\play adjective
choreic \kə-ˈrē-ik\play adjective




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