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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

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

syn′ki·net′ic (-nĕt′ĭk) adj.

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]
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