festinant


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Related to festinant: festinant gait, waddling gait

festinant

 [fes´tĭ-nant]
accelerating.

fes·ti·nant

(fes'ti-nant),
Rapid; hastening; accelerating.
[L. festino, to hasten]

festinant

[fes′tinənt]
pertaining to a gait pattern that accelerates involuntarily as a result of a nervous system disorder. The increased rate of walking represents an automatic attempt by the body to overtake a displaced center of gravity. See also extrapyramidal disease, festinating gait.

fes·ti·nant

(fes'ti-nănt)
Rapid; hastening; accelerating.
[L. festino, to hasten]

fes·ti·nant

(fes'ti-nănt)
Rapid; hastening; accelerating.
[L. festino, to hasten]

festinant

accelerating.