ath·​e·​to·​sis ˌath-ə-ˈtō-səs How to pronounce athetosis (audio)
plural athetoses -ˌsēz How to pronounce athetosis (audio)
: a nervous disorder that is marked by continual slow movements especially of the extremities and is usually due to a brain lesion

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“Athetosis.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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