retropulsion

noun

ret·​ro·​pul·​sion -ˈpəl-shən How to pronounce retropulsion (audio)
: a disorder of locomotion associated especially with Parkinson's disease that is marked by a tendency to walk backwards

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“Retropulsion.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/retropulsion. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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