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Medical Term:

wing-beating tremor


a coarse, irregular tremor that is most prominent when the limbs are held outstretched, reminiscent of a bird's flapping its wings; due to up and down excursion of arm at abducted shoulder. Seen mainly with Wilson disease.

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