hyperanakinesia

[ hahy-per-an-uh-ki-nee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh, -kahy- ]
/ ˌhaɪ pərˌæn ə kɪˈni ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə, -kaɪ- /

noun

abnormally active mechanical movement, especially of the stomach or intestine.

Nearby words

  1. hyperaesthesia,
  2. hyperaldosteronism,
  3. hyperalgesia,
  4. hyperalimentation,
  5. hyperamylasemia,
  6. hyperaphia,
  7. hyperbaric,
  8. hyperbaric chamber,
  9. hyperbaric oxygen,
  10. hyperbarism

Also hy·per·an·a·ci·ne·sia [hahy-per-an-uh-sahy-nee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh] /ˌhaɪ pɛrˌæn ə saɪˈni ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə/, hy·per·an·a·ki·ne·sis [hahy-per-an-uh-ki-nee-sis, -kahy-] /ˌhaɪ pərˌæn ə kɪˈni sɪs, -kaɪ-/.

Origin of hyperanakinesia

hyper- + ana- + Greek -kīnēsia, derivative of kī́nēsis movement; see kinesthesia

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Medicine definitions for hyperanakinesia

hyperanakinesia

[ hī′pər-ăn′ə-kə-nēzhə, -kī- ]

n.

Excessive activity of a body part; hyperactivity.
Excessive gastric or intestinal movements.

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