adiadokokinesis

noun
adi·​a·​do·​ko·​ki·​ne·​sis
variants: or adiadochokinesis \ ˌad-​ē-​ˌad-​ə-​ˌkō-​kə-​ˈnē-​səs How to pronounce adiadokokinesis (audio) , ə-​ˌdī-​ə-​ˌdō-​(ˌ)kō-​ How to pronounce adiadokokinesis (audio) , -​kī-​ˈnē-​ \
plural adiadokokineses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce adiadokokinesis (audio) \

Medical Definition of adiadokokinesis

: 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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“Adiadokokinesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/adiadokokinesis. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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