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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.