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