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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: sin'ki-ne'sis

Definition: 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. kinesis, movement]

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