Tourette Syndrome Definition

-rĕts
noun
A neurological disorder characterized by multiple motor and vocal tics, such as blinking, shrugging, sniffing, or repeating phrases. It is usually diagnosed in childhood or adolescence and often becomes less severe in adulthood.
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Origin of Tourette Syndrome

  • Named after French physician Georges Gilles de la Tourette.

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