Definition of Akinesis

1. Noun. Motionlessness attributable to a temporary paralysis.

Exact synonyms: Akinesia
Generic synonyms: Palsy, Paralysis



Definition of Akinesis

1. akinesia [n AKINESES or AKINESISES] - See also: akinesia

Medical Definition of Akinesis

1. 1. Absence or poverty of movements. 2. The temporary paralysis of a muscle by the injection of procaine. Origin: Gr. Kinesis = motion (18 Nov 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Akinesis

akhunds
akiapolaau
akiapolaaus
akimbo
akimbo(ip)
akimotoite
akimotoites
akin
akin(p)
akineses
akinesia
akinesia algera
akinesia amnestica
akinesias
akinesic
akinesis (current term)
akinesthesia
akinetic
akinetic epilepsy
akinetic mutism
akinetic seizure
akinetically
akinetopsia
aking
akiraho
akiyami
akkas
aklanonic acid methyl ester cyclase
aklanonic acid methyltransferase
aklavinone 11-hydroxylase

Literary usage of Akinesis

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1. Clinical medicine: Designed for the Use of Students and Practitioners of by Austin Flint (1879)
"akinesis. ^ result of disease or injury of the brain at the situations where the Diminution, or loss of the power of the will over voluntary muscles, ..."

2. Nervous and Mental Diseases by Archibald Church, Frederick Peterson (1903)
"Then objective symptoms develop : an inactivity (intrapsychic akinesis) in speech and action. An actual retardation due to great difficulty of reaction goes ..."

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