bradykinesia

bradykinesia

[brad-i-ki-nee-zhuh, -kahy-]
noun
slowness of movement, as found, for example, in Parkinson's disease.

Origin:
brady- + -kinesia

bradykinetic [brad-i-ki-net-ik, -kahy-] , adjective
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bradykinesia (ˌbrædɪkɪˈniːzɪə)
 
n
physiol abnormal slowness of physical movement, esp as an effect of Parkinson's disease
 
[C20: from brady- + Greek kinēsis motion]

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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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