orthochorea

[ôr′thō-kô-rēə, -kə-]

n.

A form of chorea in which the spasms occur chiefly when the patient is in an erect posture.

Nearby words

  1. ortho-xylene,
  2. orthoboric acid,
  3. orthocenter,
  4. orthocentre,
  5. orthocephalic,
  6. orthochromatic,
  7. orthoclase,
  8. orthoclastic,
  9. orthocytosis,
  10. orthodontia


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