manual dexterity

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Noun1.manual dexterity - adroitness in using the handsmanual dexterity - adroitness in using the hands  
adeptness, adroitness, deftness, quickness, facility - skillful performance or ability without difficulty; "his quick adeptness was a product of good design"; "he was famous for his facility as an archer"
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The main dependence was on bodily strength and manual dexterity.
His custom rapidly diminished--a misfortune, however, that was probably reckoned among his better accidents by Owen Warland, who was becoming more and more absorbed in a secret occupation which drew all his science and manual dexterity into itself, and likewise gave full employment to the characteristic tendencies of his genius.
The next man up dealt with printers for a living - but when his girlfriend, who worked for Argos, came up to join them, with Nina now jumping between voices for three, it was a masterclass in spontaneous wit, manual dexterity and keeping your mouth shut at the right moments.
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Up to 46 percent of surgeons cited a possible loss of manual dexterity as their reason for not double gloving[sup.
Encourages manual dexterity and the learning of cause and ePSect.
Damascus, SANA -- The Louvre Museum in Paris contains a plenty of unique Syrian archeological artifacts distinguished for their historical period back in time, manufacture substances and manual dexterity.
But Federoff raises the expectations of his program from simply providing peace, to providing manual dexterity and self-esteem in addition to the mental well-being.
Anyhow, other than the manual dexterity required to nock an arrow and get it on the rest quickly, James had little trouble handling the left-handed scene.
Outcome measures of activity performance included four performance-based measures: the Modified Box and Block Test of Manual Dexterity (BB) [18-20], the Jebsen-Taylor Hand Function Test (JTHF) [21], the Activities Measure for Upper-Limb Amputees (AM-ULA) [22], the University of New Brunswick Test of Prosthetic Function for Unilateral Amputees (UNB) [23]; and two self-report measures: the Upper-Extremity Functional Scale (UEFS) from the Orthotics and Prosthetics Users Survey [24-25] and the Patient-Specific Functional Scale (PSFS) [26].
Gen Suwa, an anthropologist from the University of Tokyo Museum, have overturned the common assumption that manual dexterity evolved after the development of bipedal locomotion freed hominid hands to use fingers for tool manipulation.
The research suggests that the hands and arms of upright hominins were then left free to develop increased manual dexterity and tool use, supporting a further key stage in the evolutionary story.