Definition of Tourette syndrome

1. Noun. A neurological disorder characterized by the presence of physical and vocal tics. ¹



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Medical Definition of Tourette syndrome

1. Both multiple motor and one or more vocal tics present with tics occurring many times a day, nearly daily, over a period of more than one year. The onset is before age 18 and the disturbance is not due to direct physiological effects of a substance or a general medical condition. The disturbance causes marked distress or significant impairment in social, occupational, or other important areas of functioning. (dsm-IV, 1994) (12 Dec 1998)

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