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lack of coordination among parts or organs normally acting in unison. adj., adj asyner´gic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Lack of coordination among various muscle groups during the performance of complex movements, resulting in loss of skill and speed. When severe, results in decomposition of movement, wherein complex motor acts are performed in a series of isolated movements; caused by cerebellar disorders.
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asynergiaA severe movement disorder due to faulty coordination of groups of muscles normally acting in conjunction. Asynergia involves the breaking down of movements into their component parts so that movements become jerky and sequential. It is due to dysfunction of the CEREBELLUM.
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a·syn·er·gy, asynergia (ā-sinĕr-jē, āsi-nĕrjē-ă)
Lack of coordination among various muscle groups during the performance of complex movements, resulting in loss of skill and speed.
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