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athetosis


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Athetosis  \Ath`e*to"sis\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?  not  fixed;  'a  priv. 
  +  ?  to  set.]  (Med.) 
  A  variety  of  chorea,  marked  by  peculiar  tremors  of  the 
  fingers  and  toes. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  athetosis 
  n  :  a  continuous  succession  of  slow  writing  involuntary 
  movements  of  the  hands  and  feet  and  other  body  parts 




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