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tardive dyskinesia  an iatrogenic disorder produced by long-term administration of antipsychotic agents; it is characterized by dyskinesias of the mouth, tongue, and cheeks that usually resemble continual chewing motions with intermittent darting movements of the tongue; there may also be choreoathetoid movements of the limbs. It is more common in women than in men and in the elderly than in the young; incidence is related to drug dosage and duration of treatment.




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