choreoid

Resembling chorea. SYN: choreiform.

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cho·re·oid 'kōr-ē-.ȯid, 'kȯr- adj CHOREIFORM

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cho·re·oid (korґe-oid) choreiform.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • choreoid — adj. choreiform, resembling or like chorea (any of a number of diseases of the nervous system characterized by muscle spasms) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • choreoid — cho·re·oid …   English syllables

  • choreoid — ˈkōrēˌȯid adjective Etymology: New Latin chorea + English oid : choreiform …   Useful english dictionary

  • chorea — choreal, choreic, choreatic /kawr ee at ik, kohr /, adj. choreoid /kawr ee oyd , kohr /, adj. /keuh ree euh, kaw , koh /, n. Pathol. 1. any of several diseases of the nervous system characterized by jerky, involuntary movements, chiefly of the… …   Universalium

  • choreiform — SYN: choreoid. * * * cho·re·i·form kə rē ə .fȯrm adj resembling chorea <choreiform convulsions> * * * cho·re·i·form (kə reґĭ form) [chorea + form] resembling chorea …   Medical dictionary

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