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diadochokinesia

Pronunciation: di-ad'o-ko-ki-ne'ze-a, -ki-ne'sis

Definition: The normal capacity to bring a limb alternately into opposite positions, as in flexion and extention or pronation and supination.

Synonym(s): diadochocinesia

[G. diadochos, working in turn, + kinesis, movement]

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