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hopping

moving by quick springy leaps.

hopping response
a test of postural reactions. The animal is supported while three limbs are held off the ground and it is made to move forward, backward, and laterally on one leg at a time. Strength and coordination of the hopping movement is assessed.
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Hopping response. By permission from McCurnin D, Poffenbarger EM, Small Animal Physical Diagnosis and Clinical Procedures, Saunders, 1991