[hahy-per-an-uh-ki-nee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh, -kahy-]
abnormally active mechanical movement, especially of the stomach or intestine.
Also, hyperanacinesia [hahy-per-an-uh-sahy-nee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh] , hyperanakinesis [hahy-per-an-uh-ki-nee-sis, -kahy-] .

hyper- + ana- + Greek -kīnēsia, derivative of kī́nēsis movement; see kinesthesia

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hyperanakinesia hy·per·an·a·ki·ne·sia (hī'pər-ān'ə-kə-nē'zhə, -kī-) or hy·per·an·a·ki·ne·sis (-sĭs)

  1. Excessive activity of a body part; hyperactivity.

  2. Excessive gastric or intestinal movements.

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