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adiadochokinesia

[ad-ee-ad-uh-koh-ki-nee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh, -kahy-nee-] /ˌæd iˌæd ə koʊ kɪˈni ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə, -kaɪˈni-/
noun, Medicine/Medical
1.
the inability to perform rapidly alternating muscular movements, as flexion and extension.
Also, adiadochokinesis
[ad-ee-ad-uh-koh-ki-nee-sis, -kahy-nee-] /ˌæd iˌæd ə koʊ kɪˈni sɪs, -kaɪˈni-/ (Show IPA),
adiadokokinesia, adiadokokinesis.
Compare diadochokinesia.
Origin
a-6 + Greek diádocho(s) successor (dia- dia- + doch-, variant stem of déchesthai to receive + -os adj. suffix) + -kinesia
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