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chorea


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chorea  \Cho*re"a\  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?  dance.]  (Med.) 
  St  Vitus's  dance;  a  disease  attended  with  convulsive 
  twitchings  and  other  involuntary  movements  of  the  muscles  or 
  limbs. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chorea 
  n  1:  chorea  in  dogs  [syn:  {canine  chorea}] 
  2:  any  of  several  degenerative  nervous  disorders  characterized 
  by  spasmodic  movements  of  the  body  and  limbs 




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