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hypokinesia

[hahy-poh-ki-nee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh, -kahy-] /ˌhaɪ poʊ kɪˈni ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə, -kaɪ-/
noun, Pathology.
1.
abnormally diminished muscular function or mobility.
Also, hypokinesis
[hahy-poh-ki-nee-sis, -kahy-] /ˌhaɪ poʊ kɪˈni sɪs, -kaɪ-/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of hypokinesia
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90; hypo- + -kinesia
Related forms
hypokinetic
[hahy-poh-ki-net-ik, -kahy-] /ˌhaɪ poʊ kɪˈnɛt ɪk, -kaɪ-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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hypokinesis in Medicine

hypokinesis hy·po·ki·ne·sis (hī'pō-kə-nē'sĭs, -kī-) or hy·po·ki·ne·sia (-nē'zhə)
n.
Diminished or abnormally slow movement. Also called hypomotility.


hy'po·ki·net'ic (-nět'ĭk) adj.
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