palatal tremor


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palatal tremor

an involuntary, persistent, rapid regular tremor of the soft palate, face, and diaphragm related to lesions of the olivocerebellar pathway; two types are recognized: essential and symptomatic.
Synonym(s): palatal myoclonus

pal·a·tal trem·or

(pală-tăl tremŏr)
Involuntary, persistent, rapid regular tremor of the soft palate, face, and diaphragm related to lesions of the olivocerebellar pathway.
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