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English definition of “Tourette's syndrome”

Tourette's syndrome

noun [U]     /tʊəˈretsˌsɪn.drəʊm/ US  /tʊˈretsˌsɪn.droʊm/
a rare illness of the brain in which a person makes noises and movements that he or she cannot control, often saying offensive words without meaning toDisorders of muscles and the nervous system
(Definition of Tourette's syndrome noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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