choreoathetosis

noun

cho·​reo·​ath·​e·​to·​sis -ˌath-ə-ˈtō-səs How to pronounce choreoathetosis (audio)
plural choreoathetoses -ˌsēz How to pronounce choreoathetosis (audio)
: a nervous disturbance marked by the involuntary purposeless and uncontrollable movements characteristic of chorea and athetosis

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“Choreoathetosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/choreoathetosis. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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