continuous tremor


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per·sis·tent trem·or

a tremor that is constant, whether the subject is at rest or moving.
Synonym(s): continuous tremor

continuous tremor

fine, rhythmic, purposeless movements that persist during rest but sometimes disappear briefly during voluntary movements. The pill-rolling movements and trembling of Parkinson's disease are typical of continuous tremors. Also called resting tremor. Compare intention tremor. See also tremor.

continuous tremor

A tremor that resembles tremors of paralysis agitans.
See also: tremor
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