hypomotility


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hypomotility

 [hi″po-mo-til´ĭ-te]
deficient power of movement in any part.

hy·po·ki·ne·sis

, hypokinesia (hī'pō-ki-nē'sis, -nē'zē-ă),
Diminished or slow movement.
[hypo- + G. kinēsis, movement]

hypomotility

[-mōtil′itē]
Etymology: Gk, hypo, under; L, motare, to move frequently
a state of diminished motility or loss of power to move about. Also called hypokinesia.

hy·po·ki·ne·sis

, hypokinesia (hī'pō-ki-nē'sis, -nē'zē-ă)
Diminished or slow movement.
Synonym(s): hypomotility.
[hypo- + G. kinēsis, movement]

hypomotility

deficient power of movement in any part.

gut hypomotility
prolonged transit time of ingesta through the gut.
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Esophageal hypomotility and incompetence of the lower esophageal sphincter are the earliest visceral manifestations.
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