paramimia


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par·a·mim·i·a

(par'ă-mim'ē-ă),
The use of gestures unsuited to the words that they accompany.
[para- + G. mimia, imitation]
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par·a·mim·i·a

(par'ă-mim'ē-ă)
The use of gestures unsuited to the words that they accompany.
[para- + G. mimia, imitation]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

paramimia

(păr″ă-mĭm′ē-ă) [″ + mimeisthai, to imitate]
The use of gestures that are inappropriate to the spoken words that they accompany.
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