asterixis

noun
as·​te·​rix·​is | \ ˌas-tə-ˈrik-sis \

Medical 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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