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cogwheeling

noun cog·wheel·ing \ˈkäg-ˌ(h)wēl-iŋ\

Medical Definition of cogwheeling

  1. :  cogwheel rigidity The phenomenon of cogwheeling in the upper limbs is a result of rigidity and superimposed rhythmic contractions on passive stretching of the muscles.—Ellie Borrell, The Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, October 2000


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