dysmetria

[ dis-me-tree-uh ]
/ dɪsˈmɛ tri ə /

noun Pathology.

the inability to conform muscular action to desired movements because of faulty judgment of distance.

Origin of dysmetria

1910–15; < New Latin < Greek dys- dys- + métr(on) a measure + -ia -ia
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Medicine definitions for dysmetria

dysmetria

[ dĭs-mētrē-ə, -mĕtrē-ə ]

n.

An inability or impaired ability to accurately control the range of movement in muscular acts.

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