choreiform

adjective

cho·​re·​i·​form kə-ˈrē-ə-ˌfȯrm How to pronounce choreiform (audio)
: resembling or characteristic of chorea
choreiform movements

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary

First Known Use

circa 1899, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of choreiform was circa 1899

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“Choreiform.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/choreiform. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

choreiform

adjective
cho·​re·​i·​form kə-ˈrē-ə-ˌfȯrm How to pronounce choreiform (audio)
: resembling chorea
choreiform convulsions
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