Tourette's syndrome, Tourette's disorder

January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2207
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A definition of the medical term "Tourette's syndrome, Tourette's disorder" is presented. It refers to a neurological disorder marked by repetitive motor and verbal tics. The persons affected by this disorder may blink, jerk, grunt, clear their throats, swing their arms, grasp or clasp others, have obsessive-compulsive behaviors, or use verbal expletives uncontrollably.


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