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finger-nose test[fing´ger nōz]
a test for coordinated movements of the extremities; the patient is directed to close the eyes, and, with arm extended to one side, slowly try to touch the end of the nose with the tip of the index finger.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
a test of upper limb coordination and position sense; the subject is asked to slowly touch the tip of his or her nose with an extended index finger; assesses cerebellar function.
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fin·ger-nose test(fing'gĕr-nōz test)
A test of voluntary eye-motor coordination of the upper limb(s); the subject is asked to slowly touch the tip of the nose with the extended index finger; assesses cerebellar function.
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