Definitions for "Huntington disease"
A progressive and fatal disorder of the nervous system that develops between the ages of 30 and 50 years; caused by an expansion of a trinucleotide repeat and inherited as a dominant trait.
A dominant condition caused by mutations in the Huntington gene. Symptoms begin in adulthood and include uncontrolled movements and cognitive impairment.
An inherited degenerative neurological disease that leads to dementia and death. Also known as "Huntington's chorea."