Huntington's disease

Definitions of Huntington's disease
  1. noun
    hereditary disease; develops in adulthood and ends in dementia
    synonyms: Huntington's chorea
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    type of:
    monogenic disease, monogenic disorder
    an inherited disease controlled by a single pair of genes
    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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