Examples from the Web for chorea
Symptoms of a more grave character are sensations of fainting, chorea, and epileptic fits.
The copy prefixed to the "Chorea Gigantum" reads, Until 'twas.
It is tonic and antispasmodic, and has been advantageously used in chorea, epilepsy, and other nervous and spasmodic affections.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
Paralysis, muscular tremors, and chorea are also occasionally observed after attacks of typhoid fever.
The condition of the nervous system in chorea presents another illustration.Insanity|Henry Putnam Stearns
British Dictionary definitions for chorea
Word Origin for chorea
Word Origin and History for chorea
1806, from Modern Latin chorea Sancti Viti "St. Vitus dance" (originally a mass hysteria in 15c. Europe characterized by uncontrolled dancing); from Latin chorea "a dance," from Greek khoreia "dance" (see chorus). Extension to the nerve disorder is from 1620s.