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incoordination

Line breaks: in|co¦ord¦in|ation
Pronunciation: /ˌɪnkəʊɔːdɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n
 
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Definition of incoordination in English:

noun

[mass noun] technical
Lack of coordination, especially the inability to use different parts of the body together smoothly and efficiently.
Example sentences
  • Although thought to be particularly associated with Asperger's syndrome, clumsiness or incoordination (developmental coordination disorder) can occur in any of the autistic spectrum disorders
  • These include euphoria, fixed and complacent ideas, uncontrollable laughter, and neuromuscular incoordination.
  • Some children taking Neurontin may experience fatigue, sleep problems, dizziness, incoordination, behavioral problems, weight gain, movement problems or nystagmus (a rhythmical jerking of the colored part of the eye).

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