writing hand

[ rītĭng ]

n.

A contraction of the hand muscles seen in Parkinson's disease, in which the fingers appear to be in the position of holding a pen.

Nearby words

  1. writhe,
  2. writhen,
  3. writing,
  4. writing case,
  5. writing desk,
  6. writing on the wall,
  7. writing paper,
  8. writing table,
  9. writings,
  10. written


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