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tar·dive dysk·i·ne·si·a

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  1. tardive dyskinesianoun

    involuntary rolling of the tongue and twitching of the face or trunk or limbs; often occurs in patients with Parkinsonism who are treated with phenothiazine


  1. tardive dyskinesianoun

    involuntary, repetitive movements as a side effect of dopamine antagonists.

    Etymology: tardive + dyskinesia


  1. Tardive dyskinesia

    Tardive dyskinesia is a difficult-to-treat form of dyskinesia, a disorder resulting in involuntary, repetitive body movements. In this form of dyskinesia, the involuntary movements are tardive, meaning they have a slow or belated onset. This neurological disorder frequently appears after long-term or high-dose use of antipsychotic drugs, or in children and infants as a side effect from usage of drugs for gastrointestinal disorders.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tardive dyskinesia in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tardive dyskinesia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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