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asterixis

noun as·te·rix·is \ˌas-tə-ˈrik-sis\

Definition of ASTERIXIS

:  a motor disorder characterized by jerking movements (as of the outstretched hands) and associated with various encephalopathies due especially to faulty metabolism
March 30, 2015
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