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  • n. A rare movement disorder with involuntary flinging motions of the extremities on one side of the body.

Etymologies

hemi- +‎ ballismus (Wiktionary)

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  • ~spasms in one side of body: constant spasmodic movements on one side of the body, especially in people of an advanced age, caused by damage to part of the brain in the opposite side of the body

    January 17, 2009