athetosis athetosis

Definition(s):

  • (n) a continuous succession of slow, writhing, involuntary movements of the hands and feet and other body parts

Usage(s):

  • Symptoms range from spasticity (generalized rigidity of the muscles), chorea (sudden and jerky purposeless movements), athetosis (slower and more writhing movements), grimacing and .
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