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an involuntary quickening of gait, as in some persons with Parkinson's disease
[C16: from Latin festīnātiō, from festīnāre to hasten]
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|Noun||1.||festination - involuntary shortening of stride and quickening of gait that occurs in some diseases (e.g., Parkinson's disease)|
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
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