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involuntary

Physiol (esp of a movement or muscle) performed or acting without conscious control
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Jakob (3) described the symptoms of basal ganglia disorders in detail, and correlated involuntary movement with underlying muscle tone, thus "hypotonisch-hyperkinetische Syndrom" representing chorea and "hypokinetisch-hypertonische Syndrom" for parkinsonism were divided.
A malfunction in the dopamine system can thwart proper brain cell communication, leading to involuntary movement. Because low iron levels can also disrupt the dopamine production channel, physician-prescribed iron supplements or medication can also be effective in managing the condition.
The CBG motor network plays an important role in modulating voluntary movement and inhibiting involuntary movement during motor execution.
The company said the Exablate Neuro is intended to improve motor function and reduce dyskinesia, a debilitating symptom that presents as uncontrolled, involuntary movement of the arms and/or legs.
About 2 years later he fell and broke his left upper arm, and his left upper limb developed involuntary movement. This involuntary movement consisted of flexing at the elbow, pronate, and he held his left upper limb behind his body because it would rise up suddenly when he walked.
Note: Children who experience severe involuntary movement or behavioral concerns may not be suitable for the P-Pod due to excessive body movement posing a risk of severe chair imbalance during use.
The fact that the patient used olanzapine (10 mg/ day) for approximately 2 years, described no abnormal, involuntary movement during this time period, and that dyskinetic movements in the mouth region started in the weeks following the discontinuation of medication supports WE-D.
In her evidence, Ms S said she may have placed her hand firmly on Ms A's leg while feeding her, to stop involuntary movement. The tribunal said there was no evidence of loss of control on Ms S's part.
CJD causes failing memory, blindness, involuntary movement and coma, and kills 90 percent of patients within one year, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
They include "a state whose central government is so weak or ineffective that it has little practical control over much of its territory; non provision of public services; widespread corruption and criminality; refugees and involuntary movement of populations; sharp economic decline." They are the ones I would like our leaders to choose two indicators from and improve them.
Alice is virtuosic, but she also has some involuntary movement, so her work explores, how can choreography become influenced by involuntary movement?" Visit www.bodiesofworkchicago.org.

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