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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
immobility resulting from any movement causing severe generalized pain; usually of psychogenic origin.
[G. algos, pain]
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Akinesia with intense pain caused by voluntary movement.
See also: akinesia
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