Definition of Gilles de la Tourette syndrome

1. Noun. Neurological disorder characterized by facial grimaces and tics and movements of the upper body and grunts and shouts and coprolalia.

Exact synonyms: Tourette's Syndrome
Generic synonyms: Syndrome



Definition of Gilles de la Tourette syndrome

1. Noun. Alternative name for Tourette syndrome. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gilles De La Tourette Syndrome

Gilead
Giles
Giles Lytton Strachey
Gilgal
Gilgamesh
Gilgamish
Gilgit
Gilham
Gillam
Gillard
Gillatt
Gilles de la Tourette
Gilles de la Tourette's disease
Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome
Gilles de la Tourette syndrome (current term)
Gillespian
Gillespie
Gillet
Gillett
Gillette
Gillette's suspensory ligament
Gillham
Gilliam
Gilliam's operation
Gilliamesque
Gillian
Gilliatt
Gillies' operation
Gillmore needle

Literary usage of Gilles de la Tourette syndrome

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Individual Differences in the Behavioral Etiology of Drug Abuse edited by Harold W. Gordon, Meyer D. Glantz (1997)
"Comings, DE; Comings, EG; Devor, EJ; and Cloninger, CR Detection of major gene for Gilles de la Tourette syndrome. Am J Hum Genet 36:586-600, 1984. ..."

2. Value of Psychiatric Treatment: Its Efficacy in Severe Mental Disorders edited by Samuel J. Keith (1996)
"... M; and Fisher, W. A prevalence study of Gilles de la Tourette syndrome in North Dakota school-age children. J. Am. Acad. Child Psychiatry 25:552-553, ..."

3. The Biology of Mental Disorders by Office of Technology Assessment, United States, Congress (1992)
"Pauls, DL, Towbin, KE, Leckman, JF, et al., "Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Evidence Supporting an Etiological ..."

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