Control de la motricidad gruesa

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Es la habilidad para realizar movimientos generales grandes, tales como agitar un brazo o levantar una pierna. Dicho control requiere la coordinación y el funcionamiento apropiados de músculos, huesos y nervios.

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El control de la motricidad gruesa es un hito en el desarrollo de un bebé.

Los bebés desarrollan dicho control de la motricidad gruesa antes de desarrollar la capacidad para hacer movimientos precisos y pequeños. Ver control de la motricidad fina.

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  • Last Reviewed on 05/22/2011
  • David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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