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Akinesis

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 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 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 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 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 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 previewPocket Medical Dictionary (1999)

by B. Jain Publishers Staff

See Akinesis.

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (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 ...

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 ...

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 previewEncyclopedia of Movement Disorders (2010)

(akinesis, rigidity, or dystonia) or excess of movement (hyperkinesis, ataxia, or athetosis) due to disease of the extrapyramidal motor system. Movement disorders – A group of diseases and syndromes affecting the ability to produce and ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

akinesia (akinesis). the absence or cessation of voluntary ...

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 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 previewAne's Encyclopedic Dictionary of General & Applied Entomology (2009)

by Manjit Singh Dhooria

Akinesis: A motionless state of an insect resembling sleep, particularly after loss of or damage to sensory organs such as antennae. Alae Cordis: Wing-like bands of fibrous tissue suspending the heart from the pericardium in insects and other ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2013)

by Donald Venes, MD

akinesia, akinesis (5” ki-né'zh(é-)a, kine'sis) [lan- + -kinesia] Partial or complete loss or suppression of muscle movement. akinetic (-net'ik), adj. a. algera Akinesia with intense pain ...

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 MEDICAL TERMS,6th ed. (2012)

motionlessness; temporary paralysis; also called akinesis.

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: ...

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The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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