dyskinesia

[dis-ki-nee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh, -kahy-]
noun Pathology.
difficulty or abnormality in performing voluntary muscular movements.


Origin:
1700–10; < Neo-Latin < Greek dyskīnēsía; see dys-, -kinesia

dyskinetic [dis-ki-net-ik, -kahy-] , adjective
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dyskinesia (dɪskɪˈniːzɪə)
 
n
involuntary repetitive movements, such as those occurring in chorea
 
[dys- + -kinesia from Greek kinesis movement]

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dyskinesia dys·ki·ne·sia (dĭs'kə-nē'zhə, -kī-)
n.
An impairment in the ability to control movements, characterized by spasmodic or repetitive motions or lack of coordination.


dys'ki·net'ic (-nět'ĭk) adj.
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