diadochokinesia

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diadochokinesia

 [di″ah-do″ko-kĭ-ne´zhah]
the function of arresting one motor impulse and substituting one that is diametrically opposite, to permit sequential alternating movements, as pronation and supination of the arm.

di·ad·o·cho·ki·ne·si·a

, diadochokinesis (dī-ad'ō-kō-ki-nē'zē-ă, -ki-nē'sis),
The normal capacity to bring a limb alternately into opposite positions, as in flexion and extention or pronation and supination.
Synonym(s): diadochocinesia
[G. diadochos, working in turn, + kinēsis, movement]

diadochokinesia

/di·ad·o·cho·ki·ne·sia/ (di-ad″ah-ko-kĭ-ne´zhah) the function of arresting one motor impulse and substituting one that is diametrically opposite, permitting sequential alternating movements.

diadochokinesia

[dī·ad′əkōkīnē′zhə]
Etymology: Gk, diadochos, successor, kinesis, motion
the normal ability of the muscles to move a limb alternately in opposite directions by flexion and extension.

di·ad·o·cho·ki·ne·si·a

, diadochokinesis (dī-ad'ŏ-kō-ki-nē'zē-ă, -ki-nē'sis)
The normal power of alternately bringing a limb into opposite positions, as of flexion and extension or of pronation and supination.
[G. diadochos, working in turn, + kinēsis, movement]

di·ad·o·cho·ki·ne·si·a

, diadochokinesis , diadochocinesia (dī-ad'ŏ-kō-ki-nē'zē-ă, -ki-nē'sis, -si-nēsē-ă)
The normal power of alternately bringing a limb into opposite positions.
[G. diadochos, working in turn, + kinēsis, movement]

diadochokinesia

the function of arresting one motor impulse and substituting one that is diametrically opposite.
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Motor coordination and repetitive sequential motor execution were assessed with the finger-nose test, finger-thumb tapping, finger-thumb opposition, diadochokinesis, fist-edge-palm test, Oseretsky test, rhythm-tapping test, and the go/no-go test.