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bradykinesia

Pronunciation: brad′ē-kin-ē′zē-ă

Definition: A decrease in spontaneity and movement. One of the features of extrapyramidal disorders, such as Parkinson disease.

Synonym(s): bradycinesia

[brady- + G. kinēsis, movement]

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