follow Dictionary.com

9 Q Without U Words for Words With Friends

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)
.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; hypo- + -kinesia
Related forms
hypokinetic
[hahy-poh-ki-net-ik, -kahy-] /ˌhaɪ poʊ kɪˈnɛt ɪk, -kaɪ-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
hypokinesis in Medicine

hypokinesis hy·po·ki·ne·sis (hī'pō-kə-nē'sĭs, -kī-) or hy·po·ki·ne·sia (-nē'zhə)
n.
Diminished or abnormally slow movement. Also called hypomotility.


hy'po·ki·net'ic (-nět'ĭk) adj.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for hypokinesia

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for hypokinesis

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends