disorder of movement

disorder of movement

Etymology: L, dis, apart, ordo, rank, movere, to move
any perverse or abnormal function of muscular action that may result from infection, injury, or congenital disability, such as ataxia, involuntary grimacing, and chorea.
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Taking paracetamol during pregnancy may increase the risk of developing a congenital disorder of movement, muscle tone or posture in your newborn, warns a recent study.
Machado-Joseph disease is a disorder of movement coordination originally described in inhabitants of the Azores of Portuguese descent.
But now that he has been stricken by Parkinson's Disease, a disorder of movement, speech, personality and emotion, Kennedy cuts a solitary, sad figure.
Cerebral palsy is a "chronic, nonprogressive disorder of movement or posture of early onset.