Chorea+Huntington

  • 21 Huntington's disease — Huntington s chorea a hereditary disease caused by a defect in a single gene that is inherited as an autosomal dominant characteristic, therefore tending to appear in half of the children of the parents with this condition. Symptoms, which begin… …

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  • 22 Huntington chorea — Huntington chorea. См. наследственная хорея. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …

    Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • 23 Huntington's chorea — (= Huntington&’s disease) Mature onset disease characterized by progressive loss of neuronal functioning. Caused by unstable amplification of a trinucleotide (CAG) n repeat within the coding region of a gene encoding a 348 kD, widely expressed… …

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  • 24 Huntington's chorea — Huntington s disease …

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  • 25 Chorea — Ceaseless rapid complex body movements that look well coordinated and purposeful but are, in fact, involuntary. Chorea was thought suggestive of a grotesque dance. The term chorea is derived from the Greek word choreia for dancing (as is… …

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  • 26 Huntington disease — An hereditary disorder with mental and physical deterioration leading to death. Although characterized as an "adult onset" disease, it can affect children as well. Huntington disease describes an autosomal dominant pattern of… …

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  • 27 Huntington's chorea — Hun·ting·ton s chorea .hənt iŋ tənz n HUNTINGTON S DISEASE Huntington George (1850 1916) American neurologist. Huntington was a family doctor who published only one medical document, his description of chronic hereditary chorea. His description… …

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  • 28 chorea — choreal, choreic, choreatic /kawr ee at ik, kohr /, adj. choreoid /kawr ee oyd , kohr /, adj. /keuh ree euh, kaw , koh /, n. Pathol. 1. any of several diseases of the nervous system characterized by jerky, involuntary movements, chiefly of the… …

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  • 29 Chorea (Medizin) — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 G25.4 arzneimittelinduzierte Chorea G25.5 sonstige Chorea …

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  • 30 Chorea (disease) — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME | Lumps called Nodules may also form under the skin in bony areas. Lumps called Nodules may also form under the skin in bony areas. Lumps called Nodules may also form under the skin in bony areas. Caption =… …

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  • 31 Huntington chorea — Relatively rare, hereditary neurological disease that is characterized by irregular and involuntary movements of the muscles. Huntington chorea is caused by a genetic mutation that causes degeneration of neurons in a part of the brain that… …

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  • 32 Chorea — Cho|rea 〈[ko ] f. 10; unz.〉 = Veitstanz [<grch. choreia „Tanz, Reigen“] * * * Cho|rea [ko re:a ], die; [griech. chorei̓a = Tanz]: 1. (im MA.) Tanzlied, Reigen. 2. (Med.) Erkrankung mit Bewegungsstörungen, die auf herabgesetzte Muskelspannung… …

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  • 33 Huntington — /hun ting teuhn/, n. 1. Collis Potter, 1821 1900, U.S. railroad developer. 2. Samuel, 1731 96, U.S. statesman: governor of Connecticut 1786 96. 3. a city in W West Virginia, on the Ohio River. 63,684. 4. a city in NE Indiana. 16,202. 5. a male… …

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  • 34 Huntington's disease — noun Etymology: George Huntington died 1916 American physician Date: 1892 a chorea usually beginning in middle age that is inherited as an autosomal dominant trait and progresses to dementia called also Huntington s chorea …

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  • 35 Chorea acanthocytosis — Neuroacanthocytosis Classification and external resources OMIM 200150 DiseasesDB 29707 GeneReviews …

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  • 36 chorea — n. Med. a disorder characterized by jerky involuntary movements affecting esp. the shoulders, hips, and face. Phrases and idioms: Huntington s chorea chorea accompanied by a progressive dementia. Sydenham s chorea chorea esp. in children as one… …

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  • 37 Huntington disease — ▪ pathology also called  Huntington chorea        a relatively rare, and invariably fatal, hereditary neurological disease that is characterized by irregular and involuntary movements of the muscles and progressive loss of cognitive ability. The… …

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  • 38 Huntington — I Huntington   [ hʌntɪȖtn], Stadt in West Virginia, USA, am Ohio, auf dem Alleghenyplateau, (1990) 58 800 Einwohner (1950: 86 400 Einwohner); Marshall University (gegründet 1837); Stahl verarbeitende, Glas und Bekleidungsindustrie,… …

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  • 39 Huntington disease (chorea) sign — Hun·ting·ton disease (chorea), sign (hunґting tən) [George Sumner Huntington, American physician, 1850–1916] see under disease and sign …

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  • 40 Huntington's chorea — Hun′tington s chore′a n. pat a hereditary chorea, appearing in middle age, characterized by gradual deterioration of the brain and gradual loss of voluntary movement • Etymology: after George S. Huntington (1850–1916), U.S. physician, who… …

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