|Tourette syndrome (tʊəˈrɛt)|
|Gilles de la Tourette syndrome, Tourette's syndrome, Also called: Tourette's a brain disorder characterized by involuntary outbursts of swearing, spitting, barking, etc, and sudden involuntary movements|
|[C20: named after Georges Gilles de la Tourette (1857--1904), French neurologist]|
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Tourette's syndrome Tou·rette's syndrome (t&oobreve;-rěts') or Tou·rette syndrome (-rět')
A severe neurological disorder characterized by multiple facial and other body tics, usually beginning in childhood or adolescence and often accompanied by grunts and compulsive utterances, as of interjections and obscenities. Also called Gilles de la tourette's disease.
|Tourette's syndrome (t-rěts') or Tourette syndrome (t-rěts')
A neurological disorder characterized by multiple facial and other body tics, usually beginning in childhood or adolescence and often accompanied by grunts and compulsive utterances, such as interjections or obscenities. It is named for its discoverer, French neurologist Georges Gilles de la Tourette (1857-1904).