akinesia algera

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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 al·ge·ra

immobility resulting from any movement causing severe generalized pain; usually of psychogenic origin.
[G. algos, pain]

akinesia algera

Akinesia with intense pain caused by voluntary movement.
See also: akinesia