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dexterity

[dekster′itē]
Etymology: L, dexteritas
skillfulness in the use of one's hands or body.

fine mo·tor co·or·di·na·tion

(FMC) (fīn mō'tŏr kō-ōr'di-nā'shŭn)
Ability to perform delicate manipulations with the hand requiring steadiness, muscle control, and simultaneous discrete finger movements.
Synonym(s): dexterity, fine coordination, fine motor control.

dexterity

Skill in using the hands, usually requiring both fine and gross motor coordination.
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