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hypokinesia

[ hahy-poh-ki-nee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh, -kahy- ]
/ ˌhaɪ poʊ kɪˈni ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə, -kaɪ- /
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noun Pathology.
abnormally diminished muscular function or mobility.
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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

OTHER WORDS FROM hypokinesia

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