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writing hand

writing hand in Medicine

writing hand writ·ing hand (rī'tĭng)
A contraction of the hand muscles seen in Parkinson's disease, in which the fingers appear to be in the position of holding a pen.

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  • Winton frowned thoughtfully, and he let his writing hand pause while he said, "So he travels special from Denver, does he?"

    A Fool For Love Francis Lynde
  • She managed at last to pull her writing hand out of mine, and I had to repeat the order.

  • And so I wrote and re-wrote until often only my writing hand remained unfrozen.

    The Secrets of a Kuttite Edward O. Mousley
  • A stray cockroach was running about the table in alarm near Nevyrazimov's writing hand.

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