- slowness of movement, as found, for example, in Parkinson's disease.
Origin of bradykinesia
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- physiol abnormal slowness of physical movement, esp as an effect of Parkinson's disease
Word Origin for bradykinesia
C20: from brady- + Greek kinēsis motion
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- Extreme slowness in movement.
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