choreic movement

cho·re·ic move·ment

an involuntary spasmodic twitching or jerking in groups of muscles not associated in the production of definite purposeful movements.

cho·re·ic move·ment

(kōr-ē'ik mūv'mĕnt)
An involuntary spasmodic twitching or jerking in groups of muscles not associated in the production of definite purposeful movements.
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As a result, the Huntington's disease patient experiences uncontrollable choreic movements, subcortical dementia and a wide array of psychiatric disturbances.