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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: a-sin′er-jē

Definition: Lack of coordination among various muscle groups during the performance of complex movements, resulting in loss of skill and speed. When severe, results in decomposition of movement, wherein complex motor acts are performed in a series of isolated movements; caused by cerebellar disorders.

Synonym(s): asynergia

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