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intention tremor

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Definition of intention tremor in English:

noun

A trembling of a part of the body when attempting a precise movement, associated especially with disease of the cerebellum.
Example sentences
  • When seeking evidence of postural tremor, the physician asks the patient to extend the arms and perform the finger-to-nose or finger-to-finger movement to identify an intention tremor.
  • She also was noted to have a mild intention tremor of the upper extremities.
  • FXTAS is a neurodegenerative disorder with progressive intention tremor and cerebellar ataxia.

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