Huntingtons chorea

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Hun′tington's chore′a

a hereditary chorea, appearing in middle age, characterized by gradual deterioration of the brain and gradual loss of voluntary movement.
[after George S. Huntington (1850–1916), U.S. physician, who described it in 1872]
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Now she aims to finish the London event within five hours and raise at least pounds 3,000 for Sue Ryder Care, a palliative care charity that cares for people in hospices and at home suffering from cancer, multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease, Huntingtons chorea and brain injuries.