cogwheeling

noun

cog·​wheel·​ing
ˈkäg-ˌ(h)wēl-iŋ
: 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 19 Jul. 2024.

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