Definitions for "Periodic Limb Movement Disorder"
also called PLMD, Periodic Limb Movement Syndrome, or PLMS; a condition in which the legs or arms twitch or move involuntarily and periodically during sleep.
A disorder in which rhythmic jerking of the legs interrupts sleep, causing insomnia and/or excessive daytime sleepiness.
A disorder characterized by repetitive jerking of the legs and sometimes the arms during sleep. Multiple arousals from sleep caused by these sudden movements result in insomnia or feelings of sleepiness during the daytime.