Pronunciation: rab'it sin'drom
Definition: A rare neuroleptic-induced form of parkinsonism usually manifested as 4–6 Hz, rhythmic discharges involving the jaw, perinasal, and perioral musculature; so-named because the movements mimic those seen with the chewing movements of a rabbit.
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