diadochokinesia

noun
di·​a·​do·​cho·​ki·​ne·​sia
variants: or diadokokinesia \ dī-​ˌad-​ə-​ˌkō-​kə-​ˈnē-​zh(ē-​)ə How to pronounce diadokokinesia (audio) , ˌdī-​ə-​ˌdō-​(ˌ)kō-​ How to pronounce diadokokinesia (audio) , -​kī-​ˈnē-​ \

Medical Definition of diadochokinesia

: the normal power of alternating diametrically opposite muscular actions (as flexion and extension of a limb)

Other Words from diadochokinesia

diadochokinetic or diadokokinetic \ -​kə-​ˈnet-​ik, -​kī-​ˈnet-​ How to pronounce diadokokinetic (audio) \ adjective

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“Diadochokinesia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/diadochokinesia. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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