past pointing

past pointing

Etymology: OFr, passer + L, punctus, pricked
the inability to place a finger on another part of the body accurately, indicating a lack of coordination in voluntary movements.

past pointing

patient inability easily, readily or accurately to place his/her fingertip on his/her nose, or on the examiner's moving finger; characteristic of cerebellar dysfunction
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Part 2 examines the evidence from the past pointing to primate origins and the development of humans.
We say that a timelike vector is future pointing or past pointing if the first compound of the vector is positive or negative, respectively.
Assuming the subject normally fixates with the unaffected eye, the more recent the onset of the condition the more dramatic the past pointing.
David Lamb, for Wilson, of Ayresome Street, said there was nothing in his past pointing to such a grave crime.
BOTOX(R) for Strabismus in Patients greater than or equal to 12 Years of Age: Inducing paralysis in one or more extraocular muscles may produce spatial disorientation, double vision or past pointing.
Jess was trying on lots of outfits and while I waited I felt like an exhibit, with people going past pointing and staring.
It marks the end of the hand of good fortune which was shown in numerous adverts in the past pointing out lucky winners.
BOTOX([R])for Strabismus in Patients 12 Years of Age: Inducing paralysis in one or more extraocular muscles may produce spatial disorientation, double vision or past pointing.
The easy-to-use, maintenance-free trackpad offers an innovative solution to past pointing device problems.