FINE MOTOR

This term is used to describe the skills and activities that need coordination of our small muscles to make precise movements including writing, speaking catching and cutting. Compare gross motor.

FINE MOTOR: "Our fine motor skills allow us to use scissors."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "FINE MOTOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fine-motor/ (accessed June 28, 2017).
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