akinetic


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akinetic

 [a″ki-net´ik]
affected with akinesia.

a·ki·net·ic

(ā-ki-net'ik, -kī-net'ik),
Relating to or suffering from akinesia.
Synonym(s): akinesic

akinetic

/aki·net·ic/ (a-kĭ-net´ik) pertaining to, characterized by, or causing akinesia.

a·ki·net·ic

(ā'ki-net'ik)
Relating to or suffering from akinesia.

akinetic

affected with akinesia.
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6] ejaculate Percentage of active spermatozoids 70-90% Percentage of inactive spermatozoids 10-30% Percentage of normokinetic spermatozoids (a,b) 40-90% Percentage of hypokinetic spermatozoids (a,b) 10-20% Percentage of diskinetic spermatozoids (a) 6-10% Percentage of akinetic spermatozoids (a) 10-20% Farris 1 fertility index > 200 Farris 2 fertility index > 100 (a) Spermatozoids are classified by their mobility as: normokinetic-- fast expedient movement; hypokinetic--movement with poor progress; diskinetic--limp movement and spermatozoids twitching on the same spot; akinetic--absence of movement.
TABLE 1 Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease classification criteria Definite Probable Sporadic CJD Requires tissue diagnosis Requires a rapidly progressive dementia and at least two of the following four--myo- clonus, visual or cerebellar problems, pyramidal or extra- pyramidal features and akinetic mutism.
Pharmacogenic theories have suggested that the depression observed in psychosis may be simply a drug-induced akinetic dysphoria (30).
The notice emphasized that treatment should not be abruptly discontinued, because rapid withdrawal of dopamine agonists has been associated with a syndrome resembling neuroleptic malignant syndrome or akinetic crises.
Akinetic gait is seen as a series of shuffling steps with reduced step length [7-8] and sometimes includes moments when movement ceases completely.
She was paralyzed and mute, a condition known as akinetic mutism.
The presence of an akinetic dilated loop of bowel within the scrotum has a 90% sensitivity and specificity for strangulation.
In apathy, abulia, and akinetic mutism, diminished motivation is the defining feature.
Chronic but not acute treatment with a metabotropic glutamate 5 receptor antagonist reverses the akinetic deficits in a rat model of parkinsonism.
World Health Organization Diagnostic Criteria for New Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Patients must have five of the following six symptoms: * Early psychiatric symptoms * Early persistent paresthesia/dysthesia * Ataxia * Chorea/dystonia or myoclonus * Dementia * Akinetic mutism Patients should meet all the following criteria: * Clinical duration of symptoms >6 months * Age at onset of <50 years * Absences of PrP gene mutation * Electroencephalogram does not show typical periodic appearance * Routine investigations do not suggest an alternative diagnosis * MRI scan shows abnormal bilateral high signal from the pulvinar on axial T-2 and/or proton density weighted images Note: From "Clinical Importance of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy, "by C.