athetoid cerebral palsy

noun

Medical Definition of athetoid cerebral palsy

: cerebral palsy marked by involuntary uncontrolled writhing movements

called also dyskinetic cerebral palsy

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“Athetoid cerebral palsy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/athetoid%20cerebral%20palsy. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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