chorea

noun cho·rea \ kə-ˈrē-ə \

Definition of chorea

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

choreic

play \-ˈrē-ik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of chorea

New Latin, from Latin, dance, from Greek choreia, from choros chorus


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chorea

noun cho·rea \ kə-ˈrē-ə \

medical Definition of chorea

: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

play \ˌkōr-ē-ˈat-ik, ˌkȯr-\ adjective

choreic

play \kə-ˈrē-ik\ adjective

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