Huntington-s-disease definition

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A rare inherited disease of the central nervous system characterized by progressive dementia, abnormal posture, and involuntary movements. The typical age of onset is between 30 and 50 years.
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A progressive hereditary chorea, accompanied by increasing mental deterioration.
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A rare inherited disease of the central nervous system characterized by progressive dementia, abnormal posture, and involuntary movements. The typical age of onset is between 30 and 50 years.
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(dated) Huntington's chorea.
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Origin of huntington-s-disease

  • After George Huntington (1851?–1916), American physician

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition