St. Vitus dance

Definitions of St. Vitus dance
1

n chorea occurring chiefly in children and associated with rheumatic fever

Synonyms:
Saint Vitus dance, Sydenham's chorea
Type of:
chorea
any of several degenerative nervous disorders characterized by spasmodic movements of the body and limbs

Sign up, it's free!

Whether you're a student, an educator, or a lifelong learner, Vocabulary.com can put you on the path to systematic vocabulary improvement.