hypokinesia

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

noun Pathology.

abnormally diminished muscular function or mobility.

Nearby words

  1. hypohidrosis,
  2. hypoid gear,
  3. hypoionian mode,
  4. hypokalemia,
  5. hypokalemic periodic paralysis,
  6. hypokinesis,
  7. hypoleydigism,
  8. hypolimnion,
  9. hypolithic,
  10. hypolydian

Also hy·po·ki·ne·sis [hahy-poh-ki-nee-sis, -kahy-] /ˌhaɪ poʊ kɪˈni sɪs, -kaɪ-/.

Origin of hypokinesia

First recorded in 1885–90; hypo- + -kinesia

Related formshy·po·ki·net·ic [hahy-poh-ki-net-ik, -kahy-] /ˌhaɪ poʊ kɪˈnɛt ɪk, -kaɪ-/, adjective

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