Saint Vitus' dance

noun
Saint Vi·​tus' dance | \-ˈvī-təs-, -ˈvī-tə-səz-\

Definition of Saint Vitus' dance 

: chorea

called also Saint Vitus's dance\ same \

First Known Use of Saint Vitus' dance

1621, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Saint Vitus' dance

St. Vitus, 3rd century Christian child martyr

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Saint Vitus' dance

noun
Saint Vi·​tus' dance
variants: also Saint Vitus's dance \ -​ˌvīt-​əs(-​əz)-​ \

Medical Definition of Saint Vitus' dance 

: chorea especially : sydenham's chorea

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