cogwheeling

noun
cog·​wheel·​ing | \ ˈkäg-ˌ(h)wēl-iŋ \

Medical Definition of cogwheeling

: 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

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“Cogwheeling.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cogwheeling. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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