grasp pattern

grasp pat·tern

(grasp pat'ĕrn)
A program of coordinated movements used to pick up and hold an object in the hand; during the first year of life, it develops steadily in complexity and in the degree of motor control required.
See also: reflexive squeeze grasp
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