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autokinesis

[aw-toh-ki-nee-sis, -kahy-] /ˌɔ toʊ kɪˈni sɪs, -kaɪ-/
noun, Physiology.
1.
voluntary movement.
Origin of autokinesis
1895-1900
First recorded in 1895-1900; auto-1 + kinesis
Related forms
autokinetic
[aw-toh-ki-net-ik, -kahy-] /ˌɔ toʊ kɪˈnɛt ɪk, -kaɪ-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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