RETROPULSION

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Locomotion occurring in a backward fashion, marked by short steps. Usually seen in patients with Parkinson's disease.

RETROPULSION: "Retropulsion is often observed in attendance with Parkinsonism."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "RETROPULSION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/retropulsion/ (accessed October 3, 2022).

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