Pronunciation: ā-ki-nē′sē-ă, ā-kī-
- Absence or loss of the power of voluntary movement, due to an extrapyramidal disorder.
- Obsolete term denoting the postsystolic interval of rest of the heart.
- Absence of either inward or outward (dyskinesia) movement of a ventricular region during systole.
- A neurosis accompanied by paretic symptoms.
[G. a- priv. + kinēsis, movement]
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