ciliary dyskinesis

ciliary dyskinesis

1. absent or impaired motion of the cilia, occurring as a primary or secondary disorder;
See also: Kartagener syndrome, mucociliary clearance.
2. associated with recurrent infections in the respiratory tract.

cil·i·ar·y dys·ki·ne·sis

(sil'ē-ar-ē dis'ki-nē'sis)
Absent or impaired motion of the cilia, occurring as a primary or secondary disorder; associated with recurrent infections in the respiratory tract.
[dys- + G. kinēsis, movement]