Meaning of Huntington's chorea

Hun'tington's chore'a

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— Pathol. Pathol.
  1. a hereditary disease of the central nervous system characterized by brain deterioration and loss of control over voluntary movements, the symptoms usually appearing in the fourth decade of life. Also called
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