Tourette syndrome


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Tou·rette syndrome

 (to͝o-rĕt′) or Tou·rette's syndrome (-rĕts′)
n.
A neurological disorder characterized by multiple motor and vocal tics, such as blinking, shrugging, sniffing, or repeating phrases. It is usually diagnosed in childhood or adolescence and often becomes less severe in adulthood. Also called Gilles de la Tourette syndrome.

[After Georges Gilles de la Tourette (1857-1904), French physician.]

Tourette syndrome

(tʊəˈrɛt)
n
(Pathology) a brain disorder characterized by involuntary outbursts of swearing, spitting, barking, etc, and sudden involuntary movements. Also called: Gilles de la Tourette syndrome, Tourette's syndrome or Tourette's
[C20: named after Georges Gilles de la Tourette (1857–1904), French neurologist]
Translations

Tourette syndrome

[tʊəˈrɛtˌsɪndrəʊm] Tourette's syndrome [tʊəˈrɛtsˌsɪndrəʊm] Nsíndrome m de Tourette

Tourette(’s) syndrome

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