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ticsRepetitive, twitching or jerking movements of any part of the face or body and occurring at irregular intervals to release emotional tension. Children are commonly affected but tics seldom persist into adult life. They do not indicate organic disorder and can be controlled by an effort of will. See also GILLES DE LA TOURETTE SYNDROME.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005