Tourette's syndrome


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Tourette's syndrome

[tu̇′rets ‚sin‚drōm]
(medicine)
A syndrome characterized by repetitive tics, movement disorders, uncontrolled grunts, and occasionally verbal obscenities. Also known as Gilles de la Tourette syndrome.
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