Medical Dictionary

tardive dyskinesia


Medical Definition of TARDIVE DYSKINESIA

:  a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary uncontrollable movements especially of the mouth, tongue, trunk, and limbs and occurring especially as a side effect of prolonged use of antipsychotic drugs (as phenothiazine)—abbreviation TD


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