asynergy

[ey-sin-er-jee]

noun Medicine/Medical.

defective coordination between parts, as muscles or limbs, that normally act in unison.

Nearby words

  1. asyndesis,
  2. asyndetic,
  3. asyndeton,
  4. asynechia,
  5. asynergia,
  6. asynjur,
  7. asyntactic,
  8. asystematic,
  9. asystole,
  10. asyut

Also a·sy·ner·gia [ey-si-nur-juh, -jee-uh] /ˌeɪ sɪˈnɜr dʒə, -dʒi ə/.

Origin of asynergy

First recorded in 1855–60; a-6 + synergy

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British Dictionary definitions for asynergia

asynergia

asynergy (əˌsɪnədʒɪ)

noun

pathol lack of coordination between muscles or parts, as occurs in cerebellar disease
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Medicine definitions for asynergia

asynergia

[ā′sə-nûrjə]

n.

The lack of cooperation or working together of parts that normally act in unison.
Related formsa′sy•nergic adj.


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