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Medical Term:

extrapyramidal dyskinesias

Definition

abnormal involuntary movements attributed to pathologic states of one or more parts of the striate body and characterized by insuppressible, stereotyped, automatic movements that cease only during sleep; Parkinson disease; chorea; athetosis; hemiballism.

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