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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.
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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]
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akinesia

(ā′kə-nē′zhə, -kī-)
n.
Loss of normal motor function, resulting in impaired muscle movement.

a′ki·net′ic (-nĕt′ĭk) adj.
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akinesia

Neurology Absent or decreased voluntary movement.
Pharmacology Temporary paralysis of a muscle by procaine injection.
Psychiatry Hysterical paralysis, see there.
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akinesia

Neurology Absent or ↓ voluntary movement Pharmacology Temporary paralysis of a muscle by procaine injection Psychiatry Hysterical paralysis, see there.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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]
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akinesia

Loss of the power of voluntary movement. Paralysis of the motor function.
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Akinesia

A loss of the ability to move; freezing in place.
Mentioned in: Parkinson Disease
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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]
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