TITLE

Tourette's syndrome, Tourette's disorder

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2207
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
21248937

 

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