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akinesia

[ ey-ki-nee-zhuh, -kahy- ]
/ ˌeɪ kɪˈni ʒə, -kaɪ- /
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noun Pathology.
absence, loss, or impairment of the power of voluntary movement.
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Also a·ki·ne·sis [ey-ki-nee-sis, -kahy-, ey-kin-uh-sis]. /ˌeɪ kɪˈni sɪs, -kaɪ-, eɪˈkɪn ə sɪs/.

Origin of akinesia

<New Latin <Greek akīnēsíā;see a-6, -kinesia

OTHER WORDS FROM akinesia

a·ki·net·ic [ey-ki-net-ik, -kahy-], /ˌeɪ kɪˈnɛt ɪk, -kaɪ-/, adjective
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