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bradykinesia

[brad-i-ki-nee-zhuh, -kahy-] /ˈbræd ɪ kɪˈni ʒə, -kaɪ-/
noun
1.
slowness of movement, as found, for example, in Parkinson's disease.
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bradykinetic [brad-i-ki-net-ik, -kahy-] /ˈbræd ɪ kɪˈnɛt ɪk, -kaɪ-/ (Show IPA), adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for bradykinesia

bradykinesia

/ˌbrædɪkɪˈniːzɪə/
noun
1.
(physiol) abnormal slowness of physical movement, esp as an effect of Parkinson's disease
Word Origin
C20: from brady- + Greek kinēsis motion
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bradykinesia in Medicine

bradykinesia brad·y·ki·ne·sia (brād'ē-kĭ-nē'zhə, -kī-)
n.
Extreme slowness in movement.


brad'y·ki·net'ic (-nět'ĭk) adj.
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