dysmetria

dysmetria

[dis-me-tree-uh]
noun Pathology.
the inability to conform muscular action to desired movements because of faulty judgment of distance.

Origin:
1910–15; < Neo-Latin < Greek dys- dys- + métr(on) a measure + -ia -ia

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dysmetria dys·me·tri·a (dĭs-mē'trē-ə, -mět'rē-ə)
n.
An inability or impaired ability to accurately control the range of movement in muscular acts.

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