ballism

noun
bal·​lism | \ ˈbal-ˌiz-əm How to pronounce ballism (audio) \
variants: or ballismus \ bə-​ˈliz-​məs How to pronounce ballism (audio) \
plural ballisms or ballismuses

Medical Definition of ballism

: the abnormal swinging jerking movements sometimes seen in chorea

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“Ballism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ballism. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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