[ UK /kɔːɹˈi‍ə/ ]
  1. any of several degenerative nervous disorders characterized by spasmodic movements of the body and limbs
  2. chorea in dogs
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How To Use chorea In A Sentence

  • Now when the French government sponsors a festival, it does so with a certain panache, and this offering of contemporary French dance provided a shop window on their terpsichorean culture with ten companies splashed over two weeks.
  • The hallmarks of rheumatic fever include arthritis, carditis, cutaneous disease, chorea, and subsequent acquired valvular disease.
  • It is the custom at some of their gatherings, after the hunting season is over, for the men to indulge in a kind of terpsichorean performance, at the same time relating in Homeric style the heroic deeds they have done. The First Landing on Wrangel Island With Some Remarks on the Northern Inhabitants
  • For Brown, doing the Cirque work is like getting a terpsichorean passport through the world's different cultures, whether it's Chinese acrobatics or the Russian bar.
  • From terpsichorean temptress to sorority sweetheart, just like that. The Mata Hari of the Faculty Lounge
  • Everyone loved how we deflected their thoughts from the scurrilous rumors of a government-instigated famine in the Ukraine with a veritable cornucopia of terpsichorean appetizers! Diary of a Bolshoi Potato Dancer
  • Commonplace stuff, but the details of life are always shifting on you, and the child who dances without care in the middle of Southdale turns into the stoop-shouldered teen who rolls her eyes when you bring up her terpsichorean abandon.
  • The hallmark of the disorder is involuntary choreiform and athetotic movements, hence it is also known as Huntington's chorea.
  • Other causes of apparent clumsiness include visual impairment, orthopedic disorders, mild cerebral palsy, hereditary ataxia, and congenital chorea.
  • It was clear that Anita Ratnam was an object of devotion and an inspiration to her talented young dancers - to whom she gave generous space to display their admirable terpsichorean gifts.
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