asterixis


as·te·rix·is

noun \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

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