Involuntary muscle twitching â€” most commonly as a sequence to Canine Distemper.
Movement disorder seen in several diseases of the nervous system, characterised by jerky, fidgety movements (`dancing`) that appear to be well coordinated but are performed involuntarily, chiefly of the face and extremities
A type of dyskinesia (abnormal movement), characterised by continuing, rapid, dance-like movements. May result from high doses of levodopa and/or long term levodopa therapy.
- any of several degenerative nervous disorders characterized by spasmodic movements of the body and limbsFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=chorea
[Greek choreia = `dance`] Poorly controlled skeletal movements, giving rise to irregular and involuntary lurching while walking, as well as intermittent grimacing.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20437
Involuntary uncontrolled uncoordinated movements
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a diseases of the nervous system, characterised by jerky movements chiefly of the face and extremities. Synonym: Saint Vitus' Dance
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A neuromuscular condition, with twitching and spastic muscle control.
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abnormal movement disorder which is characterised by jerky dance-like movements of the affected partsFound on http://www.medicalneuroscience.com/neuro_glossary.html
Nervous disorder marked by muscular twitching of arms, legs and face.
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Chorea: Ceaseless rapid complex body movements that look well coordinated and purposeful but are, in fact, involuntary. Chorea was thought suggestive of a grotesque dance. The term 'chorea' is derived from the Greek word 'choreia' for dancing (as is choreography).Found on http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=10029
[ New Latin , from Greek ... dance.] (Medicine)
St. Vitus's dance; a disease attended with convulsive twitchings and other involuntary movements of the muscles or limbs. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/C/72
Mature onset disease characterised by progressive loss of neuronal functioning. Caused by unstable amphlification of a trinucleotide (CAG)n repeat with the coding region of a gene encoding a 348 kD, widely exposed product. ... (18 Nov 1997) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
any of several degenerative nervous disorders characterized by spasmodic movements of the body and limbsFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=chorea
(kә-re´ә) the ceaseless occurrence of rapid, jerky involuntary movements. adj., chore´ic., adj. acute chorea Sydenham chorea. chronic chorea Huntington chorea. chorea gravidarum a type of Sydenham chorea ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
• (n.) St. Vitus`s dance; a disease attended with convulsive twitchings and other involuntary movements of the muscles or limbs.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/chorea/
neurological disorder characterized by irregular and involuntary movements of muscle groups in various parts of the body. The principal types of ... [2 related articles]Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/c/77
in dogs, a disorder in which muscle spasms are prominent. It is usually associated with distemper, encephalitis, or other diseases and often appears ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/c/77
(L.; Gr. choreia dance) the ceaseless occurrence of a wide variety of rapid, highly complex, jerky movements that appear to be well coordinated but are performed involuntarily.Found on http://users.ugent.be/~rvdstich/eugloss/DIC/dictio17.html
A disorder, usually of childhood, characterized by irregular, spasmodic involuntary movements of the limbs or facial muscles.Found on http://www.aans.org/Media/Glossary-of-Terminology
Abnormal, nonrepetitive, involuntary movements of the limbs, body, and face. Chorea may start with clumsiness, but later uncontrollable and bizarre movements occur. It is a disease of basal ganglia. Sydenham's chorea, or Saint Vitus' dance, is a childhood illness associated with streptococcus infect...Found on http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/C/chorea.html
chorea (kurē'u, kō–) or St. Vitus's dance,acute disturbance of the central nervous system characterized by involuntary muscular movements of the face and extremities. The disease, known also as Sydenham's chorea (not to be confused with Huntington's disease, a hereditary diseas...Found on http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/sci/A0812054.html
Type: Term Pronunciation: kōr-ē′ă Definitions: 1. Irregular, spasmodic, involuntary movements of the limbs or facial muscles, often accompanied by hypotonia. The location of the responsible cerebral lesion is not known.Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=17251
Condition featuring involuntary movements of the face muscles and limbs. It is seen in a number of neurological diseases, including Huntington's choreaFound on http://www.talktalk.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0003436.html
A nervous jerking caused by involuntary contractions of the muscles (may be caused by distemper or hepatitis).Found on http://www.apluspetgoods.com/petsupplies/dog-glossary.php
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