fine motor skills

fine motor skills
see under function.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • fine motor skills — plural noun those physical skills required for coordinated small muscle movements, such as picking up small items between the thumb and a finger. Compare gross motor skills …  

  • Childhood development of fine motor skills — Dexterity is helpful in working with knitting needles Fine motor skills are the coordination of small muscle movements which occur e.g., in the fingers, usually in coordination with the eyes. In application to motor skills of hands (and fingers)… …   Wikipedia

  • Fine motor skill — Fine motor skills are the coordination of small muscle movements which occur e.g., in the fingers, usually in coordination with the eyes. In application to motor skills of hands (and fingers) the term dexterity is commonly used. When applied to… …   Wikipedia

  • fine motor function — the ability to perform precise, coordinated movements such as writing, visual tracking, sewing, or cutting; called also fine motor skills …   Medical dictionary

  • gross motor skills — noun 1. those physical skills considered basic to human activity, as locomotion, balance, spatial orientation, etc. 2. Also, gross motor. a program designed to foster such skills, especially in schoolchildren. Compare fine motor skills …  

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  • gross motor —    Larger movements of the body. Large motor skills typically develop at a certain pace in childhood, preceding and alongside the development of fine motor skills …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • Моторика мелкая — (fine motor skills). Умение использовать возможности рук и пальцев …   Психология развития. Словарь по книге

  • Muscle memory — For the term muscle memory as related to strength training, see Muscle memory (strength training). Muscle memory has been used synonymously with motor learning, which is a form of procedural memory that involves consolidating a specific motor… …   Wikipedia

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