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Medical Term:

adiadochokinesis

Pronunciation: ă-dī′ă-dō-kō-kin-ē′sis

Definition: Inability to perform rapid alternating movements. A clinical manifestation of cerebellar dysfunction.

Synonym(s): adiadochocinesia, adiadochocinesis, dysdiadochokinesis

[G. a- priv. + diadochos, successive, + kinēsis, movement]

See Also: dysdiadochokinesia

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