Syncinesis

syncinesis --> synkinesis

involuntary movement accompanying a voluntary one, as the movement of a closed eye following that of the uncovered one, or the movement occurring in a paralysed muscle accompanying motion in another part.

Synonym: syncinesis.

Origin: syn-_ G. Kinesis, movement


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