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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Joseph Babinski (1857-1932) contributed to the field of neurology not only by describing the plantar skin reflex that today bears his name, but also by investigating a wide range of pathology from cerebellar asynergy to adiadochokinesis, dysmetria, anosognosia or cerebellar catalapsy (Furukawa 2014).