choreiform
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1899 resembling or characteristic of chorea <
choreiform movements
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • choreiform — SYN: choreoid. * * * cho·re·i·form kə rē ə .fȯrm adj resembling chorea <choreiform convulsions> * * * cho·re·i·form (kə reґĭ form) [chorea + form] resembling chorea …   Medical dictionary

  • choreiform — kəˈrēəˌfȯrm adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary chorea (from New Latin) + iform : resembling chorea choreiform convulsions * * * /keuh ree euh fawrm /, adj. Pathol. of, pertaining to, or resembling chorea. [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • choreiform — /keuh ree euh fawrm /, adj. Pathol. of, pertaining to, or resembling chorea. [1905 10; CHORE(A) + I + FORM] * * * …   Universalium

  • choreiform — cho|rei|fọrm [korei...] <Adj.> [zu ↑Chorea u. lat. forma, ↑Form] (Med.): veitstanzartig …   Universal-Lexikon

  • choreiform — chorei|fọrm, in fachspr. Fügungen: chorei|fọrmis, ...me [...e i...; zu ↑Chorea u. lat. forma = Gestalt, Form]: veitstanzartig; z. B. in der Fügung ↑Abasia choreiformis …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • choreiform — cho|re|i|form [k...] vgl. ↑choreaform …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • choreiform — adj. like chorea (any of a number of diseases of the nervous system characterized by muscle spasms) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • choreiform — cho·re·i·form …   English syllables

  • choreiform movement — noun repetitive and rapid, jerky, involuntary movement that appears to be well coordinated; often seen in Huntingtons disease …   Wiktionary

  • hysterical chorea — choreiform movements owing to a conversion disorder …   Medical dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”