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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The signs and symptoms frequently include action tremor with absence or low level of resting tremor, hypertonia, and adiadochokinesia.
He also explained difficulties in performing rapid alternating movements, which he termed adiadochokinesia (1902).
Finger-to-nose, adiadochokinesia, and Trendelenburg tests were all abnormal to a moderate degree on the right.