choreic movement

n.

An involuntary spasmodic twitching or jerking in muscle groups not associated with the production of definite purposeful movements.

Nearby words

  1. chore,
  2. chorea,
  3. choreatic,
  4. choregus,
  5. choreic abasia,
  6. choreiform,
  7. choreman,
  8. choreo-,
  9. choreoathetosis,
  10. choreodrama


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