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.
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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Medicine definitions for hypokinesis

hypokinesis
[ hī′pō-kə-nēsĭs, -kī- ]

n.

Diminished or abnormally slow movement.hypomotility

Other words from hypokinesis

hy′po•ki•netic (-nĕtĭk) adj.
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