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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of several degenerative nervous disorders characterized by spasmodic movements of the body and limbs.

Usage examples (36)
  • Such movements are referred to as chorea (koh-ree'ah; "dance" G).
  • HD affects muscle co-ordination, often causing involuntary writhing movements called chorea, and it leads to cognitive decline.
  • It was once called Huntington's "chorea", from a Greek word for dance.
  • He had been labeled with a number of interesting diagnoses, such as chorea, epilepsy, myotonia, hysteria, and neurasthenia. for more
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  • "Chorea" is a nervous disorder, while "correa" is a flowering plant or shrub.
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