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diadochokinesia

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

medical Definition of diadochokinesia

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

diadochokinetic

or diadokokinetic play \-kə-ˈnet-ik, -kī-ˈnet-\ adjective

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