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hypokinesia

[hahy-poh-ki-nee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh, -kahy-] /ˌhaɪ poʊ kɪˈni ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə, -kaɪ-/
noun, Pathology
1.
abnormally diminished muscular function or mobility.
Also, hypokinesis
[hahy-poh-ki-nee-sis, -kahy-] /ˌhaɪ poʊ kɪˈni sɪs, -kaɪ-/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; hypo- + -kinesia
Related forms
hypokinetic
[hahy-poh-ki-net-ik, -kahy-] /ˌhaɪ poʊ kɪˈnɛt ɪk, -kaɪ-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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Examples for hypokinesia
  • Circadian rhythms of blood acetyl cholinesterase in response to hypokinesia and administration of organic phosphates.

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