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jerks

(jerks),
Chorea or any form of tic.
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jerks

(jĕrks)
Chorea or any form of tic.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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From the band's original lineup that included guitarists Jun Lopito and Nitoy Adriano, bassist Boy Matriano and drummer Flor Mendoza, The Jerks underwent several personnel changes but continued playing regularly in bars and countless gigs, earning a reputation as one of the country's best rock groups.
In the late 1970s, it was found that the Earth's magnetic field experiences unpredictable, rapid and intense anomalies called geomagnetic jerks. But it has been a mystery among scientists how this phenomenon works 6 until today.
She was less lucky with her clean and jerks, missing out at 70 kgs and recording her previous lift of 65 kgs.
Summary: Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], Dec 23: Indian Railways is putting in efforts to improve the quality of train journeys for the passengers without any jerks.
The worst thing is that I tend to fall forwards, too, so if my body jerks and I fall, I am likely to bang my face or my head.
He showed his anger over the "jerk of all jerks" - Mark Chapman - who took Lennon's life 34 years ago tomorrow.
Guests are invited to grab a stool and hang out while the soda jerks throw bottles up in the air and dance to Jerry Lee Lewis.
Pushy kindergarteners, rude old codgers, mouthy parents and mean-spirited bus drivers all come under fire here as he studies examples of "jerkitude." There's a whole chart on "Rating Annoying Teacher Behavior," and a chapter on "Jerks in Sport." Case studies also examine whether or not "jerkishness" is hereditary.
Mean age at the onset of myoclonic jerks (MJ) and generalized tonic clonic seizures (GTCS) was 13.7 2.12 years and 14.15 1.79 years respectively.
After one week of starting this therapy patient developed sudden abrupt jerks in both upper limbs and palate.
"Jerks in Boston History'' is one in a "Speaking Ill of The Dead'' series of Globe Pequot books, looking at the jerk-worthy individuals prominent in places from Chicago to Connecticut.