What is ASSOCIATED?

(as-o-se-a-ted) Joined. A. Antagonist. See Antagonist. A. Movements, coincident or consensual movements of other muscles than the leading one, and which by habit or unity of purpose are involuntarily connected with its action. Both eyeballs move alike in reading, though one be a blind eye. Movement of the normal arm will sometimes produce slight motion of the opposite paralyzed arm. Uniformity of innervation is usually the cause of these movements. A. Paralysis, a common paralysis of associated muscles.

Link to This Definition
Did you find this definition of ASSOCIATED helpful? You can share it by copying the code below and adding it to your blog or web page.
Definition of  ASSOCIATED