choreoathetosis

Abnormal movements of body of combined choreic and athetoid pattern. [choreo- + G. athetos, unfixed, + -osis, condition]
- congenital c. SYN: double athetosis.

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cho·reo·ath·e·to·sis -.ath-ə-'tō-səs n, pl -to·ses -.sēz a nervous disturbance marked by the involuntary purposeless and uncontrollable movements characteristic of chorea and athetosis

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cho·reo·ath·e·to·sis (kor″e-o-ath″ə-toґsis) a condition marked by choreic and athetoid movements.

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