Definition of Orthochorea

1. Noun. A form of chorea in which spasms occur mainly when the patient is erect.

Generic synonyms: Chorea



Medical Definition of Orthochorea

1. A form of chorea in which the spasms occur only or chiefly when the patient is in the erect posture. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Orthochorea

orthocarbonate
orthocarbonates
orthocarbonic
orthocarbonic acid
orthocenter
orthocenters
orthocentre
orthocentres
orthocentric
orthocephalic
orthocephalous
orthoceras
orthoceratite
orthoceratites
orthochamosite
orthochorea (current term)
orthochromatic
orthochromatic film
orthochromophil
orthochronous
orthochrysotile
orthochrysotiles
orthoclase
orthoclases
orthoclastic
orthocrasia
orthocytosis
orthodenticle
orthodentin
orthodeoxia

Literary usage of Orthochorea

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1. A Pocket medical dictionary: Giving the Pronunciation and Definition of the ...by George Milbry Gould by George Milbry Gould (1920)
"With a vertical index of 70-75 orthochorea, or-tho-ko-re'-ah. Choreic movements in the erect posture. ..."

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