bal·​lism ˈbal-ˌiz-əm How to pronounce ballism (audio)
variants or ballismus
plural ballisms or ballismuses
: the abnormal swinging jerking movements sometimes seen in chorea

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“Ballism.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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