adiadochokinesis

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adiadochokinesis

[ə‚dē·ə‚dō·kō·kə′nē·səs]
(medicine)
A type of motor incoordination associated with cerebellar damage in which repetitive movements controlled by antagonistic muscles cannot be performed without severe muscular incoordination.
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Cerebellar neurologic examination revealed bilateral past-pointing, intention tremor, dysdiadochokinesis, and rebound.
The clinical examination included a finger-nose test, a heel-knee-shin test, a test for dysdiadochokinesis, the Romberg test, and assessment of gait, general health, and nutritional state, as described in detail previously (24).