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a·di·ad·o·cho·ki·ne·sis

(ă-dī'ă-dō-kō-kin-ē'sis),
Inability to perform rapid alternating movements. A clinical manifestation of cerebellar dysfunction.
See also: dysdiadochokinesia. Compare: diadochokinesia.
[G. a- priv. + diadochos, successive, + kinēsis, movement]
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Adiadochokinesis

An impairment of the force and rhythm of voluntarily performed rapid alternating movements of one or more extremities, which occurs in cerebellar disease, and may be detected during a neurologic exam.
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a·di·ad·o·cho·ki·ne·sis

(ă-dī'ă-dō-kō-kin-ē'sis)
Inability to perform rapid alternating movements, a sign of cerebellar dysfunction.
Compare: diadochokinesia
Synonym(s): adiadochokinesia.
[G. a- priv. + diadochos, successive, + kinēsis, movement]
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adiadochokinesia

, adiadochokinesis, adiadokokinesis (ad″ē-ad″ŏ-kō-kĭ-nē′sē-ă) (ad″ē-ad″ŏ-kō-kĭ-nē′sis) [ ¹an- + Gr. diadochos, succeeding + -kinesia]
Inability to make rapid alternating movements.
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