Huntington's chorea

Definitions of Huntington's chorea
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n hereditary disease; develops in adulthood and ends in dementia

Synonyms:
Huntington's disease
Type of:
monogenic disease, monogenic disorder
an inherited disease controlled by a single pair of genes
chorea
any of several degenerative nervous disorders characterized by spasmodic movements of the body and limbs
autosomal dominant disease, autosomal dominant disorder
a disease caused by a dominant mutant gene on an autosome

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