hypometria

hypometria
Ataxia characterized by underreaching an object or goal; seen with cerebellar disease. Cf.:hypermetria. [hypo- + G. metron, measure]

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hy·po·me·tria -'mē-trē-ə n a condition of cerebellar dysfunction in which voluntary muscular movements tend to result in the movement of bodily parts (as the arm and hand) short of the intended goal compare HYPERMETRIA

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hy·po·me·tria (hi″po-meґtre-ə) [“a deficiency”; by analogy with Gr. eumetria, hypermetria] dysmetria in which voluntary muscular movement falls short of reaching the intended goal.

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