helicopod gait

[hĕlĭ-kō-pŏd′]

n.

A gait seen in some hysterical disorders, in which the feet describe half circles.helicopodia

Nearby words

  1. hydrogenolysis,
  2. hydrogenous,
  3. hydrogeology,
  4. hydrograph,
  5. hydrographic,
  6. hydroid,
  7. hydrokinetic,
  8. hydrokinetics,
  9. hydrolant,
  10. hydrolase


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