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akinesia

 [a″ki-ne´zhah]
1. absence or loss of the power of voluntary movement.
2. the temporary paralysis of a muscle by the injection of procaine.
akinesia al´gera a condition characterized by generalized pain associated with movement of any kind.

a·ki·ne·si·a

(ā-ki-nē'sē-ă, ā-kī-),
1. Absence or loss of the power of voluntary movement, due to an extrapyramidal disorder.
2. Obsolete term denoting the postsystolic interval of rest of the heart.
3. Absence of either inward or outward (dyskinesia) movement of a ventricular region during systole.
4. A neurosis accompanied by paretic symptoms.
Synonym(s): akinesis
[G. a- priv. + kinēsis, movement]

akinesia

/aki·ne·sia/ (a″kĭ-ne´zhah) absence, poverty, or loss of control of voluntary muscle movements.
akinesia al´gera  a condition characterized by generalized pain associated with movement of any kind.

akinesia

(ā′kə-nē′zhə, -kī-)
n.
Loss of normal motor function, resulting in impaired muscle movement.

a′ki·net′ic (-nĕt′ĭk) adj.

akinesia

[ā′kinē′zhə, ā′kīnē′zhə]
Etymology: Gk, a, kinesis, without movement
an abnormal state of motor and psychic hypoactivity. Also called akinesis. akinetic, adj.

akinesia

Neurology Absent or decreased voluntary movement.
Pharmacology Temporary paralysis of a muscle by procaine injection.
Psychiatry Hysterical paralysis, see there.

akinesia

Neurology Absent or ↓ voluntary movement Pharmacology Temporary paralysis of a muscle by procaine injection Psychiatry Hysterical paralysis, see there.

a·ki·ne·si·a

(ā'ki-nē'sē-ă)
Absence or loss of the power of voluntary movement due to an extrapyramidal disorder.
[G. a- priv. + kinēsis, movement]

akinesia

Loss of the power of voluntary movement. Paralysis of the motor function.

Akinesia

A loss of the ability to move; freezing in place.
Mentioned in: Parkinson Disease

a·ki·ne·si·a

, akinesis (ā'ki-nē'sē-ă, -nē'sis)
Absence or loss of the power of voluntary movement, due to an extrapyramidal disorder.
[G. a- priv. + kinēsis, movement]

akinesia (ā´kənē´zhə),

n a loss of controllable motion and feelings of exhaustion. It is a common consequence of Parkinson's disease, causing dopamine loss in the direct pathway of movement.

akinesia

1. abnormal absence or poverty of movements.
2. the temporary paralysis of a muscle by the injection of a local anesthetic agent.

eyelid akinesia
produced by performing an auriculopalpebral nerve block.
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The end points included akinesia, induction time, need for supplementary block, and volume of local anesthetic.
As the akinesia improves in occupationally embedded tasks, movements become automatic and ballistic with decreased reaction time, minimal use of closed-loop, and increased spontaneity (De Goede et al.
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The Nocturnal Akinesia, Dystonia and Cramps Score (NADCS) was used to measure the severity of these symptoms, from 0 (normal) to 4 (maximal severity).
Acute depletion of dopamine induces bradykinesia, progressing to akinesia (severe muscle rigidity) and immobilisation.
05, respectively), whereas the depression scores in the late-onset group were significantly correlated with impairments in ADL as evidenced by the increased severity of tremor, akinesia, and rigidity (r = .
Bilateral pallidotomy for treatment of Parkinson's disease induced corticobulbar syndrome and psychic akinesia avoidable by globus pallidus lesion combined with contralateral stimulation.
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Disadvantages include lack of akinesia and the possibility of globe perforation as reported in one case (8).
PD patients have a prolonged reaction time, which reflects the akinesia and bradykinesia of the disease.