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synkinesis

 [sin″ki-ne´sis]
an associated movement; an unintentional movement accompanying a volitional movement. adj., adj synkinet´ic.

syn·ki·ne·sis

(sin'ki-nē'sis),
Involuntary movement accompanying a voluntary one, as the movement of a closed eye following that of the uncovered one, or the movement occurring in a paralyzed muscle accompanying motion in another part.
Synonym(s): syncinesis
[syn- + G. kinēsis, movement]

synkinesis

/syn·ki·ne·sis/ (-kĭ-ne´sis) an involuntary movement accompanying a volitional movement.synkinet´ic

synkinesis

(sĭn′kə-nē′sĭs, -kī-, sĭng′-)
n.
Involuntary movement of muscles or limbs accompanying a voluntary movement.

syn′ki·net′ic (-nĕt′ĭk) adj.

synkinesis

[sin′kinē′sis]
Etymology: Gk, syn, together, kinesis, movement
an involuntary movement by one part of the body when an intentional movement is made by another part. In imitative synkinesis, movement may be detected in paralyzed muscles when normal muscles are moved, and vice versa.

syn·ki·ne·sis

, syncinesis , synkinesia (sin'ki-nē'sis, -si-nēsis, -ki-nēzē-ă)
Involuntary movement accompanying a voluntary one, as the movement of a closed eye following that of the uncovered one, or the movement occurring in a paralyzed muscle accompanying motion in another part.
[syn- + G. kinēsis, movement]

synkinesis

an associated movement; an unintentional movement accompanying a volitional movement.