diadochokinesia

n. ability to perform intermittent opposing actions (i.e. stretching and relaxing of muscles)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • diadochokinesia — /duy ad euh koh ki nee zheuh, zhee euh, zee euh, kuy /, n. Med. the normal ability to perform rapidly alternating muscular movements, as flexion and extension. Also, diadochokinesis /duy ad euh koh ki nee sis, kuy /, diadokokinesia,… …   Universalium

  • diadochokinesia — di·a·do·cho·ki·ne·sia or di·a·do·ko·ki·ne·sia dī .ad ə .kō kə nē zh(ē )ə, .dī ə .dō (.)kō , kī nē n the normal power of alternating diametrically opposite muscular actions (as flexion and extension of a limb) di·a·do·cho·ki·net·ic or… …   Medical dictionary

  • diadochokinesia — di·ad·o·cho·kinesia …   English syllables

  • diadochokinesia — …   Useful english dictionary

  • diadochokinesia, diadochokinesis — The normal power of alternately bringing a limb into opposite positions, as of flexion and extention or of pronation and supination. SYN: diadochocinesia. [G. diadochos, working in turn, + kinesis, movement] …   Medical dictionary

  • diadochocinesia — SYN: diadochokinesia. * * * di·ad·o·cho·ci·ne·sia (di ad″ə ko sĭ neґzhə) diadochokinesia …   Medical dictionary

  • diadochokinesis — di·a·do·cho·ki·ne·sis kə nē səs, kī n, pl ne·ses .sēz DIADOCHOKINESIA * * * di·ad·o·cho·ki·ne·sis (di ad″ə ko kĭ neґsis) diadochokinesia …   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 — adi·a·do·cho·ki·ne·sia (ə di″ə do″ko kĭ neґzhə) [a 1 + diadochokinesia] a dyskinesia consisting of inability to perform the rapid alternating movements of diadochokinesia. Called also adiadochocinesia,… …   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,… …   Universalium

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