chorea definition

  • noun:
    • some of various disorders of nervous system marked by involuntary, jerky moves, particularly of this hands, feet, and face, and by incoordination.
    • An Ancient Greek circular party associated with a chorus.
    • the different diseases of this neurological system described as involuntary muscular moves for the face and extremities; St. Vitus's dance.
    • St. Vitus's party; an illness attended with convulsive twitchings as well as other involuntary motions of the muscle tissue or limbs.
    • A nervous illness, frequently happening before puberty, marked by irregular and involuntary motions of 1 or even more limbs as well as the face area and trunk area, which, however, cease in sleep. Its morbid structure is undetermined. Also Known As St. Vitus's party.—
    • [capitalized] [NL.] In entomology, a genus of coleopterous insects.
    • just like paralysis agitans.
    • some of a few degenerative nervous problems described as spasmodic moves of the human anatomy and limbs
    • chorea in puppies
    • Any of various conditions associated with the neurological system marked by involuntary, jerky motions, specifically regarding the hands, feet, and face, and by incoordination.
    • a historical Greek circular party combined with a chorus.
    • the various conditions associated with the neurological system described as involuntary muscular movements of this face and extremities; St. Vitus's dance.
    • St. Vitus's dance; a disease attended with convulsive twitchings alongside involuntary motions of muscle tissue or limbs.
    • A nervous illness, usually occurring before puberty, marked by unusual and involuntary movements of one or maybe more limbs and of the face and trunk area, which, but stop in rest. Its morbid anatomy is undetermined. Also Referred To As St. Vitus's party.—
    • [capitalized] [NL.] In entomology, a genus of coleopterous bugs.
    • Same as paralysis agitans.
    • any one of a few degenerative stressed conditions described as spasmodic moves of body and limbs
    • chorea in puppies

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