adiadokokinesis

adi·a·do·ko·ki·ne·sis or adi·a·do·cho·ki·ne·sis .ad-ē-.ad-ə-.kō-kə-'nē-səs, ə-.dī-ə-.dō-(.)kō-, -kī-'nē- n, pl -ne·ses -.sēz inability to make movements exhibiting a rapid change of motion (as in quickly rotating the wrist one way and then the other) due to cerebellar dysfunction compare DYSDIADOCHOKINESIA

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adi·a·do·ko·ki·ne·sis (a-di″ə-do″ko-kĭ-neґsis) adiadochokinesia.

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  • adiadokokinesis — noun The inability to make movements exhibiting a rapid change of motion (as in quickly rotating the wrist one way and then the other) due to cerebellar dysfunction …   Wiktionary

  • adiadochokinesia — /ad ee ad euh koh ki nee zheuh, zhee euh, zee euh, kuy nee /, n. Med. the inability to perform rapidly alternating muscular movements, as flexion and extension. Also, adiadochokinesis, /ad ee ad euh koh ki nee sis, kuy nee /, adiadokokinesia,… …   Universalium

  • Babinski reflex — An important neurologic test based, believe it or not, upon what the big toe does when the sole of the foot is stimulated. If the big toe goes up, that may mean trouble. The Babinski reflex is obtained by stimulating the external portion (the… …   Medical dictionary

  • dysdiadochokinesia — dys·di·ad·o·cho·ki·ne·sia or dys·di·ad·o·ko·ki·ne·sia .dis .dī .ad ə .kō kī nē zh(ē )ə n impairment of the ability to make movements exhibiting a rapid change of motion that is caused by cerebellar dysfunction compare ADIADOKOKINESIS * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • adiadochokinesia — /ad ee ad euh koh ki nee zheuh, zhee euh, zee euh, kuy nee /, n. Med. the inability to perform rapidly alternating muscular movements, as flexion and extension. Also, adiadochokinesis, /ad ee ad euh koh ki nee sis, kuy nee /, adiadokokinesia,… …   Useful english dictionary

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