|Saint Vitus's dance (ˈvaɪtəsɪz)|
|pathol a nontechnical name for Sydenham's chorea|
|[C17: so called because sufferers traditionally prayed to Saint Vitus (3rd-century child martyr) for relief and were said to be cured by a visit to his shrine]|
Saint Vitus' dance Saint Vi·tus' dance or Saint Vi·tus's dance (vītəs, -tə-sĭz)
See Sydenham's chorea.