St. Vitus's dance


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Related to St. Vitus's dance: Rheumatic Chorea, chorea minor

St. Vitus's dance:

see choreachorea
or St. Vitus's dance,
acute disturbance of the central nervous system characterized by involuntary muscular movements of the face and extremities. The disease, known also as Sydenham's chorea (not to be confused with Huntington's disease, a hereditary disease of
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It's what I told you 'ud come, over and over again; and there's your month's wage gone, and more, to pay for that jug as I've had i' the house this ten year, and nothing ever happened to't before; but the crockery you've broke sin' here in th' house you've been 'ud make a parson swear--God forgi' me for saying so--an' if it had been boiling wort out o' the copper, it 'ud ha' been the same, and you'd ha' been scalded and very like lamed for life, as there's no knowing but what you will be some day if you go on; for anybody 'ud think you'd got the St.
Farquhar, from whom I purchased it, had at one time an excellent general practice; but his age, and an affliction of the nature of St.
She may have overdone the madness gestures in the early scenes--some kind of St.