2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to akinesia: akinesic. ¹
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Definition of Akinetic
1. akinesia [adj] - See also: akinesia
Medical Definition of Akinetic
1. Relating to or suffering from akinesia. Synonym: akinesic. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Akinetic
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1. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1903)
"Increased indican in the urine is shown to be a manifestation of kata- tonic and epileptic stupor, of the akinetic (depressed) forms of dementia ..."
2. Neurological Bulletin by Frederick Tilney, Columbia University, Dept. of Neurology (1919)
"They must act together and maintain the proper relations in the phases, rate, force and extent of the muscular contractions involved. Kinetic and akinetic ..."
3. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1911)
"In discussing the psycho motor disturbances of various mental diseases Kleist has shown how apraxic phenomena may appear in the hyperkinetic and akinetic ..."
4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1913)
"Concerning akinetic Phenomena and "Tonic Perseveration." —Little can be said relative to lesions attending akinetic phenomena but foci in the left frontal ..."
5. Outlines of Psychiatry by William Alanson White (1915)
"akinetic Mania.—Emotional exaltation, flight of ideas, decreased psychomotor activity. ^ Still the possibilities are not exhausted. ..."
6. Diseases of the nervous system: A Text-book of Neurology and Psychiatry by Smith Ely Jelliffe, William Alanson White (1917)
"akinetic Mania.—Emotional exaltation, flight of ideas, decreased psychomotor activity. Still the possibilities are not exhausted. ..."