Definition of restless legs syndrome in English:

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restless legs syndrome

(also restless leg syndrome)

noun

A disorder characterized by an unpleasant tickling or twitching sensation in the leg muscles when sitting or lying down, which is relieved only by moving the legs.
Example sentences
  • Certain medicines may help people who have restless legs syndrome.
  • Some people with restless legs syndrome also have periodic limb movements during sleep.
  • Patients with restless legs syndrome who give blood regularly are advised to see their physicians about possible adverse effects.

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Syllabification: rest·less legs syn·drome

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