hypermetria

noun
hy·per·me·tria | \-ˈmē-trē-ə \

Medical Definition of hypermetria 

: a condition of cerebellar dysfunction in which voluntary muscular movements tend to result in the movement of bodily parts (as the arm and hand) beyond the intended goal — compare hypometria

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