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Definition of the noun akinesis

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noun - plural: -

  1. motionlessness attributable to a temporary paralysis
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonym of akinesis: akinesia
    • more generic words: palsy / paralysis = loss of the ability to move a body part

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Google previewPsychiatry in Medical Practice (2014)

by Prof David Goldberg, Linda Gask, Richard Morriss

Akinesis is a reduction in motor activity particularly affecting muscles of facial expression, and accessory movements such as arm swinging when walking. It is a feature of Parkinsonism and is commonly drug-induced. Thus there is a particular ...

Google previewNuclear Medicine Technology (2013)

Review Questions for the Board Examinations by Karen Ramer, Eleanor Mantel, Janet S. Reddin, Gang Cheng, Abass Alavi

Akinesis means no wall motion, dyskinesis means paradoxical wall motion, ...

Google previewAQA A2 Biology Student Unit Guide New Edition: Unit 5 Control in Cells and in Organisms (2012)

by Steve Potter, Martin Rowland

Akinesis is a changein the rateof moving and is nota directional response. Simple animals respond toexternal stimuli inone oftwo ways: • A taxis (pluraltaxes), inwhich the animal moves along a gradient of intensity of a stimulus. Movement ...

Google previewPerioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography (2007)

Self-Assessment and Review by Roger L. Click, Joy X. Cai, Martin D. Abel

Because akinesis means no movement, an akinetic segment is a fixed segment and never moves. 21. A 65-year-old patient with an acute myocardial infarction has Myocardial Ischemia and Segmental Ventricular Function 181.

Google previewSt. Louis Medical and Surgical Journal (1895)

Among the young, hyper- kinesis is the rule, and the male sex more frequently the subject; while among adults akinesis is the rule, and the female sex suffer more frequently. Never make the mistake of thinking that because the laryngeal ...

Google previewSpinal Paralysis of the Adult (1874)

Acute, Subacute, and Chronic Inflammation of the Motor Tract of the Spinal Cord by Edward Constant Seguin

— Inseparably connected with the definitive akinesis is the muscular atrophy, with loss of electro- muscular contractility, and with ...

Google previewThe American Journal of Obstetrics and Diseases of Women and Children (1895)

Among the young hyperkinesis is the rule and the male sex more frequently the subject; while among adults akinesis is the rule and the female sex suffer more fre uently. Never make the mistake of thinking that because t e laryngeal trouble is ...

Google previewThe Cincinnati Lancet-clinic (1895)

Among the young hyperkinesis is the rule, and the male sex more frequently are subjects; while among adults akinesis is the rule, and the female sex suffers more frequently. Never make the mistake of thinking that because the laryngeal ...

Google previewThe Life Insurance Examiner (1888)

A Practical Treatise Upon Medical Examinations for Life Insurance by Charles Frederick Stillman

Akinesis is a diminished excitability of the motor nerves, often accompanying brain or spinal cord disease. When complete paralysis exists, ...

Google previewDominance and Aggression in Humans and Other Animals (2017)

The Great Game of Life by Henry R. Hermann

Akinesis is a common response to intrusion by many social and nonsocial animals, which may deceive a potential predator to the point of saving the demonstrator's life. • Trial-and-Error Deception: In level three, trial-and-error behavior is ...

Google previewPocket Medical Dictionary (1999)

by B. Jain Publishers Staff

See Akinesis.

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

Also called akinesis. —akinetic, adj. akinetic /Ɨމkinetމik/ [Gk, a, NLQƝVLV, without movement], without movement, pertaining to a loss of ability to move a part or all of the body. akinetic apraxia, the inability to perform a spontaneous movement ...

Google previewDictionary of Zoology (1999)

by Sudhir Pradhan

AKINESIS Motionless state of an insect, resembling sleep, particularly after loss or damage to sensory organs such as antennae. ALARY MUSCLES Series of triangular wing-like muscles inserted on to the ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Entomology (2007)

by Paras Nath

Akinesis: A state of immobility, ...

Google previewDictionary of Entomology, Plant Pathology and Nematology (1998)

by O. P. Singh, S. K. Srivastava

Akinesis: A motionless state of an insect resembling sleep, particular- ly after loss of or. damage to, sensory organs such as antennae. Alae cordis: Ring like bands of fibrous tissues suspending the heart from the pericardium in insects and ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

akinesis. the absence or cessation of movement. akipom. Bitis arietans. Akocanthera. Acocanthera. Al.. the symbol for aluminum. alachlor (2-chloro-N-(2,6-diethylphenyl)-N(methoxymethyl)acetamide; ...

Google previewDictionary of Psychology (2000)

Akinesis. Inability to make movements without any organic pathology. Akinesthesia. Absence or impairment of kinesthetic sense that produces an inability to perceive movements of one's own ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2017)

by Donald Venes

akinesia, akinesis (a ̄kı ̄-ne ...

Google previewDictionary of Invertebrate Zoology --Paperback (2010)

by Maggenti Mary Ann, Maggenti Armand, Gardner Scott

akinesis, akinesia n. [Gr. a, without ...

Google previewCampbell's Psychiatric Dictionary (2009)

by Robert Jean Campbell

dysfunction, with hypo/akinesis, impaired initiation, impaired persistence, decreased responsivity to environmental cues, blunted affect, apathetic/abulic comportment, depressive syndromes Disinhibition syndrome: ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medicine and the Allied Sciences (1900)

Comprising the Pronunciation, Derivation, and Full Explanation of Medical, Pharmaceutical, Dental, and Veterinary Terms by Alexander Duane

Akan' thlon, Akantho'ma, Akantho'sls, Akinesia, Akinesis. See Acanthion Acanthoma, etc. Ala (ay'lah). [L.] A wing ; in anatomy, a broad flaring process projecting laterally ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

Also called akinesis. −akinetic, adj. akinesis /a′′ki-ne′sis/, the absence or impairment of the ability to initiate voluntary movement. akinesthesia /ākin′esthē ′′zhə/, a loss of the sense of movement. akinetic apraxia, the inability to perform ...

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