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dysmetria

[dis-me-tree-uh] /dɪsˈmɛ tri ə/
noun, Pathology.
1.
the inability to conform muscular action to desired movements because of faulty judgment of distance.
Origin of dysmetria
1910-1915
1910-15; < New Latin < Greek dys- dys- + métr(on) a measure + -ia -ia
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dysmetria in Medicine

dysmetria dys·me·tri·a (dĭs-mē'trē-ə, -mět'rē-ə)
n.
An inability or impaired ability to accurately control the range of movement in muscular acts.

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